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William E. O'Brien

June 4, 2019


William O’Brien, 75, of Leesport, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at home.

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late John and Shirley (Ansbach) O’Brien.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War.  He retired from Karetas Foods, Inc. in Reading where he was employed as a truck driver.  He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and watching racing.  He was a former member of the Minersville V.F.W.

Surviving are sons, Daniel E. Sr., husband of Susan A. O’Brien of Audubon and David L. O’Brien, husband of Danielle E. Ahrens-O’Brien of Shillington.  Also surviving are grandchildren, Yaritza Rodriguez of West Reading, Daniel E. O’Brien, Jr. of Gouglersville, Damien R., Elena M., Alexander M. and Emily E. O’Brien, all of Shillington.  He is also survived by two sisters, Marie Surfield of Marlin, PA and Kathleen Dinger of Minersville, PA.

He was predeceased by two brothers, John and Dennis O’Brien.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton.

A viewing will be held on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Indiantown Gap Veterans Cemetery, Annville, PA with Military Honors.

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June 7, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
21 Chestnut Street
Mohnton, PA 19540

Funeral Service
June 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
21 Chestnut Street
Mohnton, PA 19540

June 10, 2019

9:00 AM
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Indiantown Gap Road
Annville, PA 17003

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