John P. O'Brien
John O'Brien, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 18. He was 70.
O'Brien was born in Queens. He served in the US Army between 1961 and 1968. He was a retired CPA and a member of St. Francis de Sales Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mildred and Jim O'Brien; and brother, Jim.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Hays O'Brien; children, Kerri (Steve) Hall, Collette (Peter) Rock, K.C. (Marisa) and Tim; grandchildren, Steven, Kaitlyn, Jack and Brian Hall, Lucy and Karli O'Brien; and brother, Eugene O'Brien.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.