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Michael V. "Mike" O'Brien, Sr.

September 14, 1940 August 3, 2018
Michael V. "Mike" O'Brien, Sr.
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Obituary for Michael V. "Mike" O'Brien, Sr.

Michael V. “Mike” O’Brien, Sr., 77 of Greenwood passed away on August 3, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Mike was born in Indianapolis on September 14, 1940 to the late James J. O’Brien, Sr. and Anna T. O’Brien.

Mike was a 1959 graduate of Cathedral High School and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church.

Mike is preceded in passing by his wife, Peggy O’Brien; his sister, Patricia Norton; brothers, James J. O’Brien, Jr., John T. “Jack” O’Brien, and Bernard “Bernie” O’Brien; sister in laws, Beatrice O’Brien, Betty Jo O’Brien, Marilyn Sue O’Brien, and Kay O’Brien and nephew, Christopher O’Brien.

Mike is survived by his son, Michael V. O’Brien, Jr.; daughter, Jill A. Fanning; son in law, Larry J. Fanning; grandsons, Jon Michael (Rachel) O’Brien, and Logan J. O’Brien; granddaughter, Alexandria M. Fanning; brothers, Robert O’Brien, and Thomas O’Brien; sisters, Mary O’Brien, and Barbara Minatel; brother in law, Joseph Minatel; sister in law, Patricia O’Brien and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Mike loved and cherished his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave. A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Rd., Indianapolis, IN with final resting at Holy Cross Cemetery, 435 W. Troy Ave. Indianapolis,IN.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Catholic Church.

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3:00 PM 8/9/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 8/10/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Jude Catholic Church

5353 McFarland Road
Indianapolis, IN 46227

St. Jude Catholic Church
5353 McFarland Road Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227

American Cancer Society


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