John O'Brien

Obituary of John Francis O'Brien

With great sadness we announce the passing of John Francis O’Brien (Johnny O) of Thornhill. Loving son to the late Frank O’Brien (2013) and the late Jeanne O’Brien (2009). He leaves behind his heartbroken brothers; Edward ( Sharon ), Kevin and Brendan (Lori). John was a beloved uncle to Greg, Jamie-Lee, Chloe, Erin, Anne-Marie and Michael, and great-uncle to Tyson and Lily-Ann. John will be deeply missed by many cousins, both in Canada , the U.S.A. and Ireland . An avid traveller, John absorbed life, making friends and always coming home to spend holidays with family. He was a lifelong scholar, who attended Western University from 1984-1987, received a diploma in Community Economic Development from Concordia University and studied at University of Toronto . John was a gifted financial analyst, using his skills and experience in the family real estate business. He had many interests and was a passionate oarsman and a member of the Don Rowing Club, where he won Oarsman of the Year in 2010. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home ( 6150 Yonge St . , at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders.

Wednesday
26
June

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
R.S. Kane Funeral Home
6150 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Thursday
27
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, June 27, 2019
R.S. Kane Funeral Home
6150 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Interment

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
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