Eithne P. O'Brien

March 02, 1940 - June 02, 2016 

Eithne P. O'Brien

March 02, 1940 - June 02, 2016 

Obituary for Eithne P. O'Brien

Beverly - Eithne P. (Gaynor) O’Brien, 76, beloved wife of Michael O’Brien, died peacefully Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers surrounded by her cherished family. She was born in Dublin, Ireland, daughter of the late William and Julia (Smith) Gaynor.
Mrs. O’Brien worked as an administrative assistant in the insurance industry for many years. She was a communicant of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Beverly for many years.
She was a loving and kind person, proud of her Irish heritage. She loved Irish music, dancing and singing but most of all she loved spending time with her family. Eithne was a devoted wife and mother and being "Nana" to seven grandsons brought immense joy to her life.
In addition to her husband with whom she shared over fifty years, she is survived by three daughters, Michele A. Flanagan and her husband Donald of Beverly, Roisin M. Viens and her husband Michael of White River Junction, VT and Maeve P. Moore and her husband Jesse of Beverly; two brothers, Fergus and Cormac Gaynor both of Dublin; three sisters, Nuala McDunphy, Deirdre Maddy both of Dublin and Una Kiely of Wales, seven grandsons, Jack & Shane Flanagan, Nolan, Austin & Cameron Viens and Ciaran & Lorcan Moore. Also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 253 Cabot Street, Beverly, Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Thursday from 4 - 7 p.m. Burial in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beverly. Contributions may be made in her name to parkinsonhope.org or mail to National Parkinson Foundation 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com .

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