Patrick O'Brien

February 2, 1935 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 86)


O’BRIEN, Patrick of Chestnut Hill, formerly of Headford, County Galway, Ireland, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family after a lengthy illness on September 27, 2021, at the age of 86.  Beloved husband of over 54 years to Nancy (Coyle).  Predeceased by his parents: Stephen and Margaret (Walsh) of Co. Galway; and by brothers:  Thomas of Co. Galway; Rev. John of Pinehurst, NC; James of Newton, and his surviving wife Joan (Healy); and Francis of Newton, and his surviving former wife Mary Anne (Keady) O’Brien.  Loving father of Patrick and his wife Dyanne of Chestnut Hill; Margaret of Chestnut Hill; John and his wife Kristen of Chestnut Hill; and Stephen and his wife Caroline of Chestnut Hill.  He will be forever remembered by his family:  Mary Saul and her husband Damien of Co. Meath; Bridgett Egner and her husband Robert of Tiburon, CA; Stephen of Waltham; Christy and his wife Peggy of Co. Galway; and Ann McDonnell and her husband Joseph of Co. Mayo; and many loving nieces and nephews.  Proud and loving “Papa” of Patrick, Emily, Aidan, Katherine, Erin, Jack, Thomas, Bailey, and Matthew.  Funeral from Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave, Friday, October 1st at 9am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 28 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill at 10:00am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visiting hours Thursday, September 30th from 4pm to 8pm. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to Good Shepard Community Hospice, 160 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459, or at 

Link for Livestream of Funeral Mass:

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patrick O'Brien, please visit our floral store.


September 30, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home
63 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brighton, MA 02135

Funeral Mass
October 1, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Ignatius Church
28 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

© 2021 Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy