Mary O'Brien

  • Died: February 15, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mary R. O'Brien passed away peacefully on February 15, 2022. She was as 90 years old. Mary was born in Philadelphia to Mary and Paul Cunningham. Mary worked as a manager in the mailroom at the Budd Company for over 40 years and retired at age 60. She was an avid bowler and Elvis's biggest fan. Mary also enjoyed weekly movies and reading the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband Jimmy and her sister-in-law Eleanor O'Brien. She is survived by her beloved niece, Karen Mealey (Kevin), and nephew, Patrick O'Brien (Patricia); and was Nana to Taylor, Kaelin, and Sean Mealey.

Relatives and friends are invited to Mary's life celebration on Saturday February 26, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Calvary Catholic Church, 11024 Knights Road, Philadelphia 19154. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.

Our family is forever grateful for the loving care she received at St. Joseph's Manor. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's name may be made to St. Joseph's Manor by visiting the link below.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

My name is Michael marshall,I am the son of Ann marshall,Mary's sister
I am sorry to hear about the passing of aunt Mary.
I am wandering if the family has any childhood pictures of my mom and her sisters together,we have no pictures of them together,or any pics of aunt Mary or aunt jo or uncle Billy. My address is. 518 Baylor Rd Elmira NY 14904

Posted by Michael Marshall - Elmira, NY - Family   February 28, 2022

Mary was a lovely neighbor. We missed her when she moved. She always spoke proudly of her niece and nephew. I hope her last several years at St. Joseph's Manor were comfortable.

Posted by Mary Ann Grow - Philadelphia, PA - Neighbor   February 24, 2022

Posted by Sharon Schilk    February 22, 2022

Posted by Sharon Schilk    February 22, 2022

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We love you and miss you aunt Mary

Posted by Sharon Schilk    February 22, 2022

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