MARTIN J. O'BRIEN Sr.
O'BRIEN, Martin J. "Marty" Sr. Retired Boston Firefighter, Ladder 9 91 years of age. Of Charlestown March 15, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Catherine T. (Welsh) O'Brien. Loving father of Martin J. O'Brien Jr. (Ret. BFD) & wife Lila Mellen, Roy O'Brien & wife Cheryl, James O'Brien, Thomas O'Brien, Daniel O'Brien & wife Joan, Catherine O'Brien & husband Robert Clough, Pauline O'Brien, Ann Marie Kelly & husband Kevin, Michelle Rynne & husband John & Paul O'Brien. Loving Papa to 29 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great-grandchild. Brother of Ann Stygles & the late Vincent, Edward, Thomas O'Brien, Catherine Graham & Mary Lee. Brother-in-law of Chet Zwonik. Also many nieces & nephews especially Geraldine Pondelli, Janice Pope, Ann & Russell McGibbons. Relatives & friends are invited to attend Marty's Funeral on Monday at 9 AM. from The Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St., CHARLESTOWN followed by his Funeral Mass in St. Francis De Sales Church at 10 AM. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours Sunday 3 - 8 PM. in the funeral home. Late U.S. Navy Vet. of WW II. In lieu of flowers kindly make a memorial donation in Marty's name to St. Francis De Sales Church Building Fund, 303 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, MA 02129 or Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St., Charlestown, MA 02129. The family of Marty wish to extend their appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Chelsea Soldiers Home for their care and dignity provided to their father and grandfather during his stay at the facility. For obituary, directions & online condolences, www.carrfuneral.com
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