Patricia A. O’Brien, 72

Patricia A. O'Brien

Patricia A. O'Brien

WESTBROOK — Patricia Ann O’Brien, 72, of Westbrook died July 13, 2013 at Sedgewood Commons with family at her side.

She was born in Portland on Dec. 15, 1940, the daughter of the late George and Hilda Burton Sr.

Pat attended Westbrook schools and went on to start her career at Maine Medical Center, later retiring after 30 years.

She enjoyed many activities including knitting, crocheting, playing bingo and dancing. She was an avid camper, spending more than 25 years at Vacationland Campground in Harrison.

Family and friends will fondly remember the wonderful home-cooked meals and Christmastime cookies she served with love.

Pat was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Ralph W. O’Brien III.

Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Touchy of Texas and Lora Dixon of Bridgton; two sons, Michael O’Brien of Saco and Ralph W. O’Brien IV of Kennebunk; siblings, George Burton and Carolyn Standley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and nieces.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. Arrangements are by the Dolby Funeral Chapel, Windham. Anyone wishing to leave a message of condolence please visit the website at:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Pat’s memory to: Alzheimer’s Association Maine Chapter, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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