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James Edward O'Brien

May 25, 1925 February 27, 2020
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James Edward O'Brien, 94, of Fremont, formerly of Boston, Massachusetts, passed away on February 27, 2020 in Fremont, Michigan. He was born on May 25, 1925 to James and Catherine (Haley) O'Brien in Cambridge, Massachusetts. On May 19, 1962 he married Doris Fratus in New Hampshire. James was the owner/operator of D&J Transportation out of Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. James is survived by two daughters: Diane (Robin) Graff of Fremont, Michigan, Donna (Dan) DePree of Newaygo, Michigan; two sons: Philip (Maureen) O'Brien of Stoneham, Massachusetts, Bryan (Patricia) O'Brien of Trinity, Florida; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; his sister Marie Sullivan; brother George O'Brien; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Doris O'Brien, sisters: Catherine Baumgardner, Anna Josselyn; brothers: Francis O'Brien, Richard O'Brien, Thomas O'Brien, and Donald O'Brien. Visitation will be held Monday, March 2, 2020, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Fields-McKinley Funeral and Cremation Services Newaygo Chapel and on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 10:00-11:00 am at the Inspire Church, Fremont, Michigan. Funeral will follow at 11:00 am with Rev. Wesley Smith officiating. Burial will take place in the Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, Massachusetts. Memorials are suggested to the Newaygo Medical Care Facility. Please share your memories of James online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.

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Visitation

Monday

2

Mar

4:00 PM 3/2/2020 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Newaygo, MI

226 State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337

Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Newaygo, MI
226 State Road Newaygo 49337 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

3

Mar

10:00 AM 3/3/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)

918 Garden Ave.
Fremont, MI 49412

Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)
918 Garden Ave. Fremont 49412 MI
United States

Military Honors

Tuesday

3

Mar

11:00 AM 3/3/2020 11:00:00 AM - 11:15 AM 3/3/2020 11:15:00 AM
Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)

918 Garden Ave.
Fremont, MI 49412

Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)
918 Garden Ave. Fremont 49412 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

3

Mar

11:15 AM 3/3/2020 11:15:00 AM
Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)

918 Garden Ave.
Fremont, MI 49412

Inspire Church (formerly Fremont Wesleyan)
918 Garden Ave. Fremont 49412 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Newaygo County Medical Care Facility

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