John P. O'Brien
08/14/1925 - 01/13/2016

John P. O’Brien

Loving Father & Grandfather

John P. O’Brien, 90, a lifelong resident of Summit, NJ, passed peacefully on January 13, 2016. A Purple Heart Recipient, John served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII in the Battle of Iwo Jima. He was a Construction Foreman for 34 years for Johnson Controls, retiring in 1988. John is pre-deceased by his wife Joan M. O’Brien (nee Leist). He is survived by his two children, Timothy of Verona, NJ, Erin Platt and her husband Edward of Manahawkin, NJ, grandfather of Brielle, Carly & Trista. A Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11 am at Bradley Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 309 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ. Interment St. Teresa’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Monday, 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s name may be made to: The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 234, Summit, NJ, 07902-0324.