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The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME

OBITUARY

Gerald M. O'Brien

July 19, 1928October 27, 2019

Lewiston - Gerald M. O’Brien 91, a longtime resident of Pond Rd. died unexpectedly with his daughter by his side on Sunday, October 27, to be with the Lord. He was born in Lewiston on July 19, 1928 the son of the late Michael F. and Alida (Berube) O’Brien.

Gerald married his true love, the former Lillian D. Ouellette on October 25, 1947. Together they settled on Pond Rd. to raise their children and spent 40 years together until Lillian passed on January 1987.

During his working career, he was employed for many years at E.W. Penely and then Hannel Brothers. He retired from Diamond Machine after 25 years of dedication.

In his later years he enjoyed his visits to Dunkin Donuts and local restaurants to socialize with friends. The best part of his day was spent watching his favorite TV shows and taking naps with his cat Rusty.

He is survived by his daughter Linda Everett of Lewiston, his son James O’Brien and wife Vicki of Greene, ME; Grandchildren Jamie Everett, Jill Porter and husband, Jason of NC; and great grandson Anthony Nelson; brother Michael O’Brien of PA.; and many nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his wives Lillian Caron-O’Brien; Margaret A. Spencer O’Brien; Siblings, James, Louis, and Irene O’Brien, Theresa Hughes, Geraldine Honnick, Jeannette Ellis and granddaughter Mandy Nelson.

A special thank you to the Frost family for taking Jerry to service at Pathway Vineyard Church.

Visitation will be on Saturday December 21, from 9-10 Am, with a Celebration of Gerard's Life to follow at 10 AM, all at Pathway Vineyard Church 12 Foss Rd. Lewiston. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Greater Androscoggin Humane Society 55 Strawberry Ave Lewiston, ME 04240 or Pathway Vineyard 12 Foss Rd Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his daughter Linda Everett of Lewiston, his son James O’Brien and wife Vicki of Greene, ME; Grandchildren Jamie Everett, Jill Porter and husband, Jason of NC; and great grandson Anthony Nelson; brother Michael O’Brien of PA.; and many nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • Greater Androscoggin Humane Society 55 Strawberry Ave Lewiston, ME 04240 or Pathway Vineyard 12 Foss Rd Lewiston, ME 04240.

Services

21 December

Visitation

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Pathway Vineyard Church

12 Foss Rd.
Lewiston, Maine 04240

21 December

Celebration of Life

10:00 am

Pathway Vineyard Church

12 Foss Rd.
Lewiston, Maine 04240

Memories

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Diane Drouin

November 16, 2019

I only met your Dad on a few occasions, but I feel like I knew him all my life by listening to you speak of him and his stories. Keep sharing those memories and stories of him and he will forever be a part of your life. So sorry for your loss Linda. Love, Diane & Joe. 💖

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY