Suddenly, at home on Monday, December 5, 2011 of Centralia in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Phyllis (Hodgins) O’Brien. Dear step-father of Desta Rock. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ron O’Brien, Bill and Joyce O’Brien, Terry Robinson, Robin and Rick Marshall and Lori O’Brien. Also missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Gerald and Theresa O’Brien and a brother-in-law Robert Robinson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street (1 west of Main Street), Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where a private family funeral service will be held on Friday, December 9th with Bob Heywood officiating. Cremation with interment St. Mary’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Brinsley.

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