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Published On: Mon, Sep 16th, 2013

O’Brien, Mary Ellen of St. Thomas

O’Brien, Mary Ellen of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, September 14th, 2013, at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus), in her 61st year. Dearly loved mother of Julie Cossette (Matt) of St. Thomas and loved grandmother of Regan. Loved daughter of John William “Bill” and the late Kathleen (Davis) O’Brien (2001). Loved sister of Jerry O’Brien (Susan) of St. Thomas, Cathy Medcalf (Don) of Calgary and Tim O’Brien (Cathy of Poplar Hill. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews, Mary Ellen was born in St. Thomas on May 31st, 1953. She was a member of Holy Angels’ Church. Despite life-long struggles with her health, Mary Ellen consistently demonstrated courage and strength of character. Her lasting legacy is her faithfulness to her family and friends along with her love and devotions for her daughter Julie, son-in-law Matt and her granddaughter Regan.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Epilepsy Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society.

About the Author

- Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.

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  1. RIP Mary Ellen will never forget childhood days when we played together you were a Fourth Ave.kid I was Erie St.Good-bye to you.Heartfelt thoughts for your family,friends,

  2. RIP Mary Ellen will never forget childhood days when we played together you were a Fourth Ave.kid I was Erie St.Good-bye to you.Heartfelt thoughts for your family,friends,

  3. Mary Doucette says:

    God Bless you Mary Ellen I remember her at St,Raphael’s sweetheart my heart goes out to all family she will be missed
    God Bless. Mary Doucette

  4. Mary Doucette says:

    God Bless you Mary Ellen I remember her at St,Raphael’s sweetheart my heart goes out to all family she will be missed
    God Bless. Mary Doucette