Obituary of Francis M. O'Brien
Francis M. O’Brien, 86, of North Massapequa, NY passed away on Wednesday, September
18 th , 2019.
Frank was born on April 17 th , 1933 in Brooklyn, NY to parents William and Helen (Delaney)
O’Brien. He graduated from PS 203, Brooklyn, NY and Saint Francis Preparatory School,
Queens, NY, and then attended Saint John’s University, Queens, NY. He married his wife
Joan (Tubridy) at Good Shepard Roman Catholic Church, Brooklyn, NY on October 24 th , 1959.
Frank was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War era. He was employed as an electrician /
telephone technician by Bell Telephone for over 25 years.
He is survived by his children: Michael and wife Linda of Altoona, PA; Leonard of North
Massapequa, NY; Colleen and husband Ben Soule of Chappaqua, NY; his six grandchildren:
Megan, Crissy, and Sara (O’Brien); Nathaniel, Matthew, and William (Soule); and his great-
granddaughter Lucy (O’Brien).
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and brothers William, Alexander, Harold,
George and Leonard, and sister Margaret. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather
and enjoyed spending time with his family.
A public viewing will be held at the William E. Law Funeral Home, 1 Jerusalem Avenue,
Massapequa, NY from 7 to 9 pm on Sunday, September 22 nd , 2019. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at Maria Regina Roman Catholic Church, 3945 Jerusalem Avenue, Seaford,
NY on Monday, September 23 rd , 2019 at 10:45am. Interment will follow at Saint
Charles/Resurrection Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.