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Robert J. OBrien


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Robert J. OBrien Obituary
Robert J. OBrien, 89, of Medway died December 18, 2015 in his home. He was the husband of Teresa M. (Martin) OBrien for the past 65 years. Born in Milford, July 23, 1926, the son of the late William and Mary Josephine (DeWire) OBrien, Mr. OBrien was a lifelong Medway resident. Mr. OBrien had been a master pipe fitter for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at Medfield State Hospital for 34 years. He had been a water commissioner for the Town of Medway and had served as a Special Police Officer for the Town of Medway for over 20 years. He was past vice Commander of the American Legion Post 367. Mr. OBrien served in the Army, with the 2nd Division, during World War II, attaining the rank of Private First Class. Bob enjoyed cars, tinkering and welding. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Kathleen Murray of Medway, Mark OBrien and his wife Claire of Tarrytown, New York, Mary OBrien of Medway and was the father of the late Julie Fahrenholt. He is also survived by his son-in-law Steven Fahrenholt of Norwood and his grandchildren, Courtney Marshall of Medway, Ryan Murray of Medway and Nicole and Erica OBrien of Tarrytown, New York. He was the brother of the late William OBrien. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, December 22 from the Ginley Crowley Funeral Home (www.ginleyfuneral homes.com) 3 Barber Street, Medway at 9:15 followed by a funeral mass in St. Joseph Church at 10:00. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Monday from 4- 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. Joseph Parish, PO Box 557, Medway, MA 02053.
Published in The Country Gazette from Dec. 19 to Dec. 30, 2015
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