Linda L. O'Brien, 76, of Yucca Valley, CA. , and formerly of Oil City passed away March 28, 2021 in Oil City, PA. after an extended illness.
Born Aug. 20, 1944 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Clyde A. & Louella M. Hewston Roberts.
Linda attended Oil City Schools.
She was married Dec. 5, 1959 in Oil City to Edward J. O'Brien Jr. and he survives.
A homemaker, Linda had run a daycare out of her home for many years.
She had also worked at the Villa Italia and had cleaned homes for many area residents.
She was a longtime volunteer at the Yucca Valley Senior Center, later joining management at the Center.
She enjoyed reading, playing bingo and going to auctions.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children
Linda Shufesky of St. Mary's
Nancy Deeter & her husband Grover of Oil City
Edward O'Brien III & his wife Donna of Oklahoma City, OK
Timothy O'Brien of PA
and James O'Brien of PA.
Athena Cappella, Amber Shufesky
Keith Shufesky, Alisha Vandorp
Heather Juarez & husband Jesus
Heidi Corbett & husband Travis
Gavin Deeter and Amanda O'Brien
14 great grandchildren
Marie, Melanie, Mileena, Vincent, Skyler, Ember ,Louella
Lilly, Layla, Ryott, Bently, Korbyn, Kayslin and Keivyn
Betty Reisinger of Cochranton
Arthur Roberts of Oil City
She was preceded in death by brothers Bob, and Clyde and a sister Marion Shaffer
Funeral Services will be private.
The family would like to thank their neighbors, Mr. & Mrs David Kiss in Yucca Valley for all their help. Dr David Andres and staff, the Oil City Fire and Police Dept's, Community Ambulance, Hamot Hospital and a very special thank you to Elizabeth at VNA Hospice.
Memorials may be made to VNA Foundation 491 Allegheny Blvd. Franklin, PA. 16323
The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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