FAIRFIELD, ME - Our beloved mother and grandmother, Louise Ethel (Jung) O'Brien died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at age 89 at Oak Grove Center in Waterville, Maine.
Born in Peabody, MA, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Ethel (Knowlton) Jung. She grew up in Peabody and graduated from Peabody High School, Class of 1945.
Louise was a dedicated volunteer at the Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry, where she served on the Board of Directors and spent countless hours helping her community. Beyond working at the pantry, she enjoyed reading, doing puzzles, gardening, and spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Edward O'Brien and son Robert O'Brien. She leaves behind two sons, Richard O'Brien and his wife, Patricia (Calnan) O'Brien of Lynn, and Scott O'Brien of Waterville, Maine; three grandchildren, Emily (O'Brien) Broderick and her husband, Michael Broderick of Salem, MA, Nasstassja and Bethany Karter-O'Brien, both of Maine; five great-grandchildren; and Jeffrey Karter of Waterville, Maine, who was like a son to her.
Private services will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018, at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home followed by burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, both in Peabody. Please send expressions of sympathy to Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry, 23 Lawrence Avenue, Fairfield, ME 04937.
Published on February 1, 2018