Margaret A. O'Brien
March 07, 2017
Margaret A. O'Brien, 69, of New Bedford, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in New Bedford, after a period of declining health.
Born in Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of the late Gerald O’Brien and Mary (McCarthy) Thompson, she came to New Bedford when she was 14 years old and was a member of the Church of the New Beginning.
Margaret had worked as a winder at Cornell Dubilier, in New Bedford. She enjoyed cake decorating.
She is survived by two daughters, Lori Ann Lopez of Dartmouth and Tammy L. Lopez and her companion Jamie Rebello of New Bedford; three grandchildren, Anthony Henriquez, Quentin Lopez and Joseph Rebello; three brothers, Gerald O’Brien of Canada, Robert O’Brien of Wareham and Patrick O’Brien of New Bedford; a sister, Mary Cabral of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews. Margaret was the mother of the late Joseph Luis Lopez and Michael L. Lopez and the sister of the late Sheila Jones and Vivian Niles.
Margaret was cremated and a service will be held in the Chapel at Sacred Heart Cemetery #2, in New Bedford, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 12:00 pm.
Arrangements are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County Street, New Bedford, www.hathawayfunerals.com.