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Marie C. O'Brien

1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Marie C. O'Brien Obituary
Marie Catherine O'Brien, 93 died peacefully where she resided in Thompson House in Brattleboro, VT. She was surrounded by her family of caring and dedicated employees of many years.

She was born Jan. 15, 1924 in NY NY, the daughter of Simon and Elaine O'Brien. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph and sister Elaine O'Brien. Marie grew up in Tenafly NJ, attended Glassboro state college graduating with a degree in teaching. She moved to Somers Point, NJ where she taught preschool.

Marie traveled to Vermont as much she could in her Volkswagen bus visiting her Family's home on Main St. in Wardsboro, VT, that was purchased in 1923. Moving to Vermont in the early 80's she bought her home on the south Wardsboro Road where she resided for over 30 yrs.

Marie was very involved in her community; she was a Wardsboro Librarian, a member of the garden club and avid Gardner. She was a lover of all animals. Marie was active in the Catholic Church studying to become a Eucharist Minister.

Marie will be remembered for all her many colorful and fun hats she wore.

She leaves behind many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: A funeral service will take place in Townshend at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic church at 2:00 PM on Sept 16th with a graveside memorial to follow.

Arrangements are in care of Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home

In lieu of flowers, donation to Thompson House, 80 Maple St. Brattleboro, VT 05301

Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 29, 2017
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