Joseph H. O'Brien



Age 81, of Upper St. Clair, on June 26, 2017. Beloved husband for 57 years of Nancy (Mission) O’Brien; loving father of David (Elizabeth) O’Brien, Diane (Greg) Schutt, Stephen (Tracy) O’Brien and Susan (Jeff) Troxler; brother of Richard, Peter and Lawrence O’Brien and Mary Quilty; cherished grandfather of 9 and great grandfather of 4. Joe was born in Canton, MA and graduated from Bridgewater Teachers College. He started working in sales for the Timken Company of Canton, OH in 1960 in the Boston office and was later transferred to Pittsburgh. He retired as a Regional Sales Manager in 2000. Joe was an avid golfer and former member of Valley Brook Country Club; he had 4 holes-in-one over the years. He was a former member of St. Agatha Parish Council, St. Agatha Men’s Club, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, CCD teacher and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Joe volunteered at Country Meadows and enjoyed traveling. Family and friends received on Friday from 4-8 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 AM at Holy Child Parish, Bridgeville. Memorials may be made to Make A Wish Foundation or Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.