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William G O'Brien

March 14, 1955 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 65)

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Obituary

William G. O’Brien, 65, passed away Monday July 20, 2020 at his summer home in New Hampshire. William was a lifetime resident of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. Bill was born in Perth Amboy to Marion and William. He attended Woodbridge High School and went on to graduate from Kean University. After graduating, Bill enjoyed being a Phys. Ed teacher at Woodbridge High School where he taught for 30 years and during those years, he was the golf, football, and track coach.

William enjoyed playing golf, boating, fishing, jet skiing and water skiing during his free time. He also enjoyed spending time with his niece, nephew and close friends. Bill looked forward to his annual golf trips to Florida and Arizona with his brother and friends. He was a huge Yankee fan and never missed a game. Bill was a communicant of St. James Church in Woodbridge, NJ and St. Katharine Drexel in Alton, NH.

He was predeceased by his parents, Marion and William. William leaves behind his loving siblings, Ray and Patricia. He also leaves behind his niece Kathleen, nephew Brian and his wife Nicole.

Visitation Sunday July 26, 2020 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the funeral home. Funeral Services Monday July 27, 2020 9:15am at the funeral home followed by a 10:30am Mass at St James RC Church, Woodbridge, NJ. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on William’s behalf to St. Katharine Drexel’s Church in Alton, New Hampshire at 40 Hidden Springs Road Alton, New Hampshire 03809.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 26, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gosselin Funeral Home
660 New Dover Road
Edison, New Jersey 08820

Funeral Service
Monday
July 27, 2020

9:15 AM
Gosselin Funeral Home
660 New Dover Road
Edison, New Jersey 08820

Funeral Mass
Monday
July 27, 2020

10:30 AM
St James RC Church

Interment
Monday
July 27, 2020

11:45 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia

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