Mr. George H. "Sonny" O'Brien

  • Died: May 11, 2018
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family


George H. "Sonny" O'Brien, of Reading, passed away peacefully on Friday May 11, 2018 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House. He was 85 years of age.

Born in Winchester, Sonny was the loving son of the late Harold W. O'Brien and Katherine (Kilcoyne) O'Brien. A resident of Reading for many years, Sonny graduated from Reading High Class of 1952. Sonny worked at General Tire/Burlington Industries for many years. He then worked for the Reading School Department as a Janitor. He was a proud member of the Reading Knights of Columbus Council 1031.

Sonny was the loving brother of Robert O'Brien and his wife Tricia. Cherished uncle of Amy O'Brien and Colleen O'Brien.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Sonny's Eternal Life will be held on Tuesday May 15, 2018 in St. Athanasius Church 300 Haverhill St Reading at 11 am. Family and friends are invited to gather and share memories with the family prior to the Mass from 9:30am to 10:30am in the Parish Activity Center at St .Athanasius Church. Burial will be private.

Please consider donations in memory of Sonny to be made to St. Athanasius Church 300 Haverhill St. Reading MA 01867 or to Sawtelle Family Hospice House 320 Haverhill St. Reading MA 01867.


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