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John Michael O'Brien, born in Buffalo, NY on March 1, 1939, passed away in The Villages, FL, on September 9th, 2017. He was raised in Niagara Falls, NY, the proud son of Timothy and Marion O'Brien.
After service in the United States Marine Corps, he finished his education at Niagara University in 1966. John married Donna Marie Benedict of Niagara Falls in 1967 and they were blessed with two sons, Timothy and Patrick, whom with their wives, gave them four grandchildren.
After a career of selling business forms, he and his wife moved from Pittsford, NY to The Villages, FL in 2003. He was a president of the Rochester Bassmasters, Governor of The Moose in Henrietta, NY, past President of The Villages Freshwater Fishing Club and an active member of the Lady Lake American Legion.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Timothy's Roman Catholic Church in Lady Lake, FL on Thursday, September 21st at 8:30 AM. Interment will be at the National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL at a time that is convenient.
Published on September 19, 2017
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