Linda L. (Roberts) O'Brien

August 20, 1944 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 76)


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.

8 grandchildren

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

one sister

Betty Reisinger of Cochranton

one brother

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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