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“Dear Doris, we so very sorry for the loss of your love OBie. He was truly a great and genuine guy, who was always smiling and always so kind to me &...Read More »
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“Thou our family's go way back before my time. I got to Know Obie when I returned from USMC in 1982. He was one of the nicest guys I have ever met....Read More »
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“These young men of our "Greatest Generation" were a very special breed. They left the comforts of home to go off to foreign lands to bring freedom...Read More »
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“I have truly many wonderful memories of good times spent with O"B and Doris along with good friends Tony and Geri Tomczyk. I send my deepest...Read More »
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Morris E. O’Brien, 91, of Darien, beloved husband of Doris (Finley) O’Brien for 67 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at CT Hospice in Branford, CT. He was born in Stamford on April 7, 1926 to the late Thomas and Margaret (Murphy) O’Brien, and was a longtime Darien resident. Morris, known to many who loved him as “O’Bie” was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served in the Pacific during World War II. He worked as an electrician at Partridge and Rockwell Electric, which later became known as Vivian Electric of Greenwich. He was a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. In addition to his wife, O’Bie is survived by his loving daughter, Mary (O’Brien) Murray, and her husband, Bob, of Killingworth, CT, his grandchildren, Ryan and his wife, Julia, Megan, MaryKate, and Greg Murray and Eric O’Brien. Morris is also survived by his sister, Betty (O’Brien) Dellapolli, and his estranged children, Janice and Jim O’Brien. O’Bie was preceded in death by his brothers Jack, Frank, Mark and George O’Brien. Funeral service at Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien and burial will be private at St. John Cemetery in Darien for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

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