Patrick J. O’Brien 10/15/2016

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Patrick J. O’Brien

 O’Brien, Patrick J. of Weymouth, formerly of Cambridge and Waltham. age  99, entered into eternal life on  October 15, 2016. Pat was born in Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland,  and  came to Weymouth at age 12.  He graduated from Weymouth  High  and  Bridgewater State  College and then received  a master’s  degree from Boston University in  Education. Mr. O’Brien was a WW II Army veteran.  He   served  in  the Pacific Theatre with the 77th infantry.  He was a teacher at both the  Kelley  and  Harrington Elementary Schools  and then he was a counselor at the  King elementary School, all in Cambridge. He also taught  at  the  Fernald  School  in Waltham.  Pat was a parishioner of the Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth where he was a   member of the Holy Name Society and a Confraternity of Christian Doctrine teacher at Sacred Heart in Watertown.   Beloved husband of the late Alice R. (Wilkins)  Devoted  father of   John F. O’Brien  and his wife Mary of Hull and Alice P. Mousseau  and her husband Richard of Waltham. Loving grandfather to Kerry,  Sean, Richard, Kevin, James, and Maureen.   He was “Papa   Pat” to 7 great-grandchildren.   He is survived by his nephews, Father John Burchill  O.P. ,Kenneth and Hugh O’Brien and two nieces,  Joan  Conole and Eileen Cippulo.   Beloved brother of the late Madge Burchill, Molly, Ellen , Catherine , John, Timothy, Cornelius, and Dennis  O’Brien. Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St. Weymouth Landing on Wednesday  October  19  at 9 am.  Funeral  Mass  in the Sacred Heart Church Weymouth at  10 am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Visiting   hours  on  Tuesday  from 2-4 and 6 until 8 pm. Burial in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.   If desired, donations may be made in his memory to:  Saint Jude  Children’s  Research Hospital,  501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105

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