OBRIEN, Kathleen V. Of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Mission Hill, Aug. 21, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick J. and Margaret A. (May) OBrien. Devoted sister of John J. OBrien and his wife Diane of CA, Mary T. Joyce of Weymouth, Geraldine A. OBrien of Jamaica Plain, and the late Margaret P. McDermott. Loving aunt to Patricia Shagoury and husband Michael of NH, James J. McDermott and wife Marie of TX, Michael J. McDermott and wife Debra of Tyngsboro, Margaret A. McMullin of Braintree, Mary E. Livingston and husband Tim of N. Attleboro, Stephen T. Joyce and wife Sally of Braintree, Joseph P. Joyce and wife Sandy of Marlboro, and the late Kathleen Brown and John G. McDermott. Kathleen was dearly loved by her grand-nieces and nephews Richard J. and Bevin K. Shagoury, Aileen Roberts, Molly and Katie McDermott, Lauren M. and Nicholas Lazar, Jeffrey and Kelly McMullin, and Meghan, Christopher, Gregory, and Annie Kate Joyce. Kathleen was a Massachusetts state social worker, former President of SEIU local 509 and of the Boston chapter of Irish Northern Aid. Funeral from the P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, Saturday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in The Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Mission Church) Mission Hill at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday from 4-8 p.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Kathleens memory to the Mission Church Restoration Fund. For directions, and guestbook pemurrayfuneral.com P.E. Murray - F.J. Higgins George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

Funeral Home

P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home
2000 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 325-2000
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 22, 2013