Obituary of Sister Sheila O’Brien O.P.

WILTON- Sister Sheila O’Brien, O.P., age 93, a member of the Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of the Springs of Bridgeport, went to the Lord on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Lourdes Health Care Center, Wilton. Born in Glen Cove, Long Island on March 11, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Julia Martin O’Brien.

Sister Sheila received her master’s in education at Hunter College in New York and was a brilliant educator for over 30 years. She was a New York sports enthusiast following all the New York teams closely but her true passion was the Yankees.

She was predeceased by brothers, Patrick and Jeremiah and her twin sister, Eileen. Survivors include many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Saint Jude Church in Monroe. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull.