portrait picture for Mary Eleanor O’Brien

Services: Graveside services took place Friday morning, May 6th, at the family plot in Long Ridge Union Cemetery. Donations: Memorial contributions are requested to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care, 1266 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902-4108 [www.vnhcsw.org].

Mary Eleanor O’Brien


January 12, 1925 - May 3, 2011

Mary Eleanor O’Brien, 86, of Stamford, died Tuesday, May 3rd, at home. She was the wife of the late Edward S. O’Brien.

Born in Dayton, Ohio, January 12, 1925, daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Julia Lawko Crane, she was a Stamford resident most of her life, and prior to retirement was an executive secretary for the Stamford Board of Education. Mrs. O’Brien especially enjoyed her home in Florida and the beach.

Survivors include her son; Daniel E. O’Brien, Sr., of  Stamford, one brother; John Crane, of Virginia, three sisters; Barbara Engles, of New Milford, Charlotte Malvicini, of No. Carolina, and Beatrice Patterson, of Newburn, No. Carolina, two grandchildren; Caitlin Ann O’Brien and Daniel E. O’Brien, Jr.

Graveside services took place Friday morning, May 6th, at the family plot in Long Ridge Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are requested to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care, 1266 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902-4108 [www.vnhcsw.org].

  1. Dan- I never had the privilege of meeting your mom, but I know she and your dad made the world a better place when they brought you into it. You are a great tribute to them and a inspiration to us all. Be strong and may God bless you.

    September 28, 2011
    Carol -

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