John Michael O'Brien, 75 of Shenango Townshio passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Sharon Regional Hospital.
John was born in New Jersey City, New Jersey, on Oct. 9, 1941, a son of the late John A. "Jack" and Alice Arlotta O'Brien.
John was high school graduate and had attended college for two years.
He was a six-year member of the National Guard and was a Mohawk Area school board member for 10 years.
John was a retired accountant, employed by the Chase Manhattan Corp., as a pension account manager for their global services division.
John enjoyed bowling in local leagues and followed and attended local girls softball games. John was a great fan of the Mercyhurst University women's hockey team and was an avid supporter of the arts.
John was a member of the St. Joseph the Worker Church in New Castle.
He is survived by his son, James (Chelsea) O'Brien of Glenmoore, Pennsylvania; his daughter, Theresa (William) Schmitz of Clymer, New York, and John O'Brien of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania; a sister, Josette Boyle and Jerry; and six grandchildren.
Viewing for John will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home at 203 Oak St. in Bessemer.
Immediately following the evening visitation, a blessing service will occur at the funeral home.
Published on March 5, 2017