Obituary: Margaret Mary O’Brien

Mrs. O'Brien died on Saturday. She was 88.

Earle Funeral Home submitted the following obituary to Gloucester Township Patch:

Margaret Mary O’Brien (Novak), of Blackwood, passed away on Dec. 22, 2012, at the age of 88 years. Devoted mother of Pat Cranston (the late Joseph), of Glendora, Peg Dougherty (Chick), of Blenheim, Michelle Glemser (Al), of Howell, Rick Novak (Terry), of College Park, MD, Matt Novak (Sue), of Mullica Hill, and Sue Alemi (Dave), of Audubon. She is the loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, and proud great-grandmother of 6. 

Ms. O’Brien, PFC, served with the Women’s Army Corp. (WAC) during World War II, and as a school bus driver for 24 years with Gloucester Township Public Schools.

Viewing will be Wednesday, Dec. 26, 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 27, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m., at Earle Funeral Home, 122 W. Church St., Blackwood, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will follow Thursday at 10 a.m. at Hold Child Parish/St. Teresa Church, Black Horse Pike and Evesham Road, Runnemede. Interment, St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chews Landing, NJ. Contributions in her memory would be appreciated to the American Lung Association, 1600 US Highway 22 East, Union, NJ 07083. Condolences may be viewed/posted at Earle Funeral Home's website.


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