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“Mary Ellen and I are very sorry to hear of Eddie's passing, our hearts go out to Diane and family. Our prayers and thoughtsare with you. his obituary...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Ellen & Bud Magaldi - Canton, MI

“Sending sincere condolences to all of Ed's family. May you find peace in the good memories of his life. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sheila Gendreau - Natick, MA

“Sorry I won't be able to attend the Services as I'm with Tom in Fla.My prayers are with all of you.Love,Ann ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ann O'BRIEN-Fickett - Strafford, NH

“Please accept our sincere condolences for Ed's passing. Sadly, we are unable to personally pay our respects due to our recent move.Tom & Corinne O...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Diane and family, I was so very sorry to hear of Eddie's passing from Patricia. Eddie was a gem. Having known him throughout my life he was always...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy (Fitzpatrick) & Tom Gallagher - MA

“Diane, so sorry to hear that Ed passed away. He was such a humble and kind soul who devoted his career to helping others. He surely will be missed....Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Stuart Campbell - Marshfield, MA

“So sorry to learn of Eddie's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kathi (O'Brien) Noonan - Carolina, RI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.Peter and Ann(O'BRIEN) Fickett ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear about your loss, condolences to the family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Chris Barrett - Lempster, NH


O'Brien, Edward J. Jr., of Westwood, formerly of Dorchester, died February 18th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Diane M. O'Brien for 43 years. Loving father of Kristine Matthews and her husband Corey of Walpole, Kevin O'Brien of Canton and Jill Toomey and her husband Kevin of Westwood. Cherished grandfather of Lily and Coleman Matthews and Colin and Brendan Toomey. Brother of James O'Brien of Dorchester, Mary O'Brien of Dorchester and Patricia Pietrantonio and her husband Al of Marshfield. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Bob McNamara, Bill Brackett and Dan Sweeney.
Edward was a Boston College Graduate Class of 1971, a 38 year Social Work Supervisor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Welfare and enjoyed golf and time on Cape Cod.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD, on Sunday Feb. 23rd from 2-5pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Monday morning Feb. 24th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood at 10am. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery. Donations may be made in Edward's memory to Massachusetts General Hospital, c/o Parkinson's Disease Research, 114 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129.

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