3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Brenan's Funeral Home
111 Paradise Row
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Holy Redeemer Parish (St. Pius X Church)
316 Somerset Street
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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Mat Fokas posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 20, 2019My condolences to the George O’Brien family. I had the privilege and pleasure to work on the tissue mill project in the late 1980’s and I learned a lot from George. He earned my respect and admiration by demonstrating that hard work, respect and appreciation of everyone on the team makes a successful project. I was part of the engineering consultant team that supported George and his Irving team and I often share the fond project memories with my younger colleagues. He always gave 100% or more and it was not possible to do anything less in return.
Whitney Dykeman posted a condolence
Thursday, August 15, 2019Dearest Sue, My thoughts are with you during this time. I will always remember your father, and out infamous lunch at the Diana restaurant! He was truly an amazing man and I am very grateful to have known him. All my love, Whitney
Gerry Eldridge posted a condolence
Thursday, August 15, 2019David, I’m sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I remember him as a friendly and pleasant gentleman. Take care
Don Smith posted a condolence
Wednesday, August 14, 2019David, Susan & Christine I was sorry to hear about the death of your father. He used to come to St. Malachy's for Parent/Teacher visits. He will be missed by many. Sorry I was unable to attend the funeral mass. Don Smith
Liz Isaac posted a condolence
Wednesday, August 14, 2019My sincere condolences on the loss of your father.
Mary Jane posted a condolence
Wednesday, August 14, 2019Sue-I am so sorry - I just read your Dad’s obit and my heart breaks for you. Please know you are in my thoughts and will be in touch soon.
Dana Brown posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019I was sad to hear the news of George O’Brien’s passing. George was one of my father’s best friends. I had some good conversations with George about his good times with my father. He told me about many of their extraordinary times growing up in Saint John. My father held George in high regard as an extraordinary lifelong friend and the best example of a gentleman! It is easy to look up to George as a role model of his generation.
Kenneth Innis posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019To all the family...My deepest condolences..George will be missed by all who knew him...May he R.I.P.
Ruth Fulton posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Sincere condolences for your loss.
Merwyn & Wayne posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Dear Eleanor, Dave, Susan & Chrstine & family. We wish to express our sympathy to you in the loss of George. What a gentleman, always pleasant & smiling. He was present at many gatherings over the years, having as much fun as the rest of us. We all have very special memories to keep us smiling from all the years . Though we are unable to be at the celebration of a life well lived & loved, we will keep you in our thoughts. Cheers to one of the best, Merwyn & Wayne
Chookie posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Dear Dave and Linda, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Having lost Mum last month, we truly know how profound this is. Our hearts go out to you and your family at this sad time. Sincerely, Chookie and Hugh
Diane Brown posted a condolence
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Dear Eleanor, David, Susan, Christine and all family I loved George O’Brien as did our whole Brown clan. George was a wonderful friend to my parents Kay and Bernie Brown. They adored his friendship and we even as kids.....then young adults/adults realized what a great gentleman George was. Courteous, smart, articulate, sweet mannered George made a beautiful impression on me personally. He was so good to my Dad Bernie, I will never forget how happy he made dad, and just about everyone in the room.....and sometimes it was a big room. That was George, he impressed everyone! I’m so glad George found Eleanor when he did! Lucky man! And what a happy man. Thank you Eleanor! God Bless You All. We’re all very sad. I unfortunately will be in another province and will miss the funeral. I’m very disappointed as I would like to have seen everyone. Praying for you all Diane Brown Halifax
Kate Frauley posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019My Condolences to David, Susan, Christine & Eleanor..
Brian and Jackie Hudson posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019A life well lived. We shall both miss you George.Condolences to all your family Brian and Jackie.
Donna & Harold Wilson posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019To the O'Brien Family, Our Sincere Condolences. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Cathy Walsh-James posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019George was a wonderful friend to our Dad, Harold Walsh. He would engage us with many stories from their youth on High Street. My father, George, Aunt Kay, and Dad’s twin, Uncle Richard grew up together. We so appreciated George’s presence when our father was ill. He always knew just what to say to make everyone smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. George was a true gentleman and will be missed by many. Cathy Walsh-James
Norma Ross posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019Eleanor & the family - so sorry to learn of George's passing. I know he will be missed by many.
Dee and Donnie Fennell posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019Our sincere condolences on the loss of George. He will certainly be missed by his family and friends. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Donald Colford & Philip Gorman posted a condolence
Monday, August 12, 2019Extending sincere sympathy to Eleanor and the entire O'Brien family on the passing of George. He was a fine man who always made time for everyone and will be missed.
KRISTY WILSON posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019My deepest condolences to the O'Brien family.Very sorry to hear about George passing away I will never forget his stories and talks that I had with him over the years.My thoughts and prayers are with the family during these difficult times.
Bill and Jane Gandy posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019Dave and family:Please accept our sincere condolences on your recent loss of a wonderful man.My late mum was a neighbor to Dave and your dad was a wonderful neighbor to us at Brentwood.
Raymond Pierce posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019Dear Eleanor and Family, I feel so sad knowing George is gone, I miss him dearly. I will miss seeing him each summer when I visit Saint John and I would have lunch with both of you. With Sympathy Raymond Pierce Toronto ON.
Pat Fanjoy posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019David and Linda, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family in the loss of David's Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Tom & Nancy Creamer posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019Dave, Linda and family, We are so sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Sincerely, Tom & Nancy
Karen Goodwin posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019Sue, Carl and family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your father Sue, cherish the memories. Karen
Kathy taylor posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019Sue, David, Christine, & Eleanor and family So sorry for your loss George was a great man, friendly and always the perfect gentleman, looked always forward to seeing you come to the Irish events at o'learys, my thoughts and prayers are with you all, sincerely Kathy Taylor
Marilyn Williams posted a condolence
Sunday, August 11, 2019I am so very sorry for the passing of George. I shall remember the twinkle in his eye and his always smiling and saying hello whenever I met him in the Pedway. But most of all I shall remember his wedding to Eleanor as one of the most fun weddings I have ever played for. The smile and twinkle were especially on display that day. My sincere sympathy to all of you. He was a lovely man.
Bernard & Elizabeth Cormier posted a condolence
Saturday, August 10, 2019Dear Eleanor, David, Susan, Christine & extended family, We were saddened to learn of George’s passing and send our heartfelt sympathies and condolences for your loss. We were fortunate to have visited George at Bobby’s Hospice a week before he died. He was talkative and we had some good laughs. We will miss this fine gentleman and his friendship. Our caring love, support, thoughts, and prayers are with you all as you reflect on his incredible life and many contributions. Yours most sincerely, Bernie & Elizabeth Cormier
Mark McGillivray posted a condolence
Saturday, August 10, 2019David: please accept the sincere condolences of my father and me on the passing of your late father, George. My father had many memories of your father at work and whenever he saw him on the street. He will be sorely missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
John McMillan posted a condolence
Saturday, August 10, 2019Truly a wonderful friend and mentor. Worked on many memorable projects with George. No finer gentleman and leader to complete a project on time and on budget. Had the good fortune of having lunch with Gerry at their Mom’s in Rockwood Court. As well as many visits to O’Brien Electric. George’s contagious smile and leadership, will be greatly missed by Family and Friends...John McMillan
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Saturday, August 10, 2019