SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

March 14, 2013

Barbara K. O'Brien, 87


Boxford — Barbara K. O’Brien, 87, passed away at Hunt Nursing Home in Danvers on Monday, March 11, 2013. Born and raised in Dorchester, she was the daughter of the late, Margaret and William Francis. She was also the wife of the late Edward B. O’Brien.

Barbara loved her job for over 40 years as a secretary at Saint John’s Preparatory School in Danvers. She happily worked there until her retirement.

Barbara leaves her children, Susan and Art Teichmann of Boxford, and Ed and Diane O’Brien of Texas; her grandchildren, Lynne and Scott Naramore of Colorado, Jill Teichmann of Salem and Jim and Katie Tylus of North Andover. She also leaves her two great-grandchildren, Mason and Walker Naramore. Barbara enjoyed spoiling her grand puppies, Carley, Lucy, Bella, Teddi, Sophie and Mollie.

She was predeceased by her three brothers, Thomas, William and Paul.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the family’s request, funeral services are private. Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3400, Woburn, MA 01801. www.LyonsFuneral.com.