Margaret's Story

HERMON - Margaret E. O'Brien, 59, wife of the late Thomas J. O'Brien, died February 3, 2016 at her home in Hermon after a long illness. She was born July 23, 1956 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, the daughter of Stephen B. and Ellen T. (Geary) Sullivan.

Margaret worked in the health care field for many years and enjoyed caring for people. She was a communicant of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor. Margaret was a nature enthusiast, avid reader, enjoyed Irish history, Russian authors, art, music and had deep love of animals.

Surviving are a brother, Stephen E. Sullivan of Swanville; three sisters, Trisha M. Devlin and her husband, Mark of Louisville, CO, Mary E. Sullivan of Longmont, CO and Joan DiBello and her husband, George of Hackettstown, NJ; two brothers-in-law, Owen O'Brien and his wife, Mary Lou of Granville, NY and Denis O'Brien and his wife, Linda of Scotia, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM Monday, February 8, 2016 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John's Catholic Church, York St., Bangor. Burial will be beside her husband at St. Patrick's Cemetery, West Granville, NY. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Food for the Poor, 6401 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, Florida 33073 USA or at

Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. Memories and messages may be shared with her family at
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