Donna O'Brien

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O'Brien, Donna
Donna (Roman) O'Brien passed away on November 23, 2012 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, MA from Fallopian Tube Cancer. She is survived by her daughter Adrienne McNamee, her mother Wanda Roman, her brother Thomas Roman ([email protected]) and his wife Susan of Florida, and many cousins and friends. Donna was born in Danbury, CT and raised in Bethel Connecticut until the age of 18. She received a nursing diploma from Yale New Haven Hospital in 1966. She then went on to complete a BSN from Worcester State College and MSN from the University of Lowell. Her professional career was devoted to caring for the underserved and uninsured in the areas of primary care and psychiatry. She held board certifications as both an adult nurse practitioner, and geriatric nurse practitioner. She also served an 8 year commission as a first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps Reserves. While her hobbies and passions were reading, gardening and nature, she volunteered briefly at Mass Appeal and was a medical reserve corps volunteer until becoming ill. Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Truro COA, MSPCA, or McCarthy Care Center, 73 Service Rd, E Sandwich, MA 02537 or a . Or if one chooses, do a kind deed for someone in need.

Published in News Times on Dec. 2, 2012
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