First Posted: 2/10/2013

Lawrence M. O’Brien, 76, of Exeter, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Millard and Mary Morgan O’Brien. Larry was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked as a machinist at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. He was a member of the Exeter Lithuanian Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wyoming Post and the Pittston American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Theodore O’Brien and a sister Catherine Shinko.

Surviving are his sons Larry O’Brien, Jr., Wilkes-Barre; Jason O’Brien, Exeter; and Christopher O’Brien, Pittsburgh; a daughter, Patricia Sutton, Harding; a sister Patricia Eckroth, Berwick; numerous grandchildren and a great-granddaughter

A celebration of life was Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Lithuanian Club , Wyoming Avenue in Exeter, from noon until 4 p.m. Interment will follow at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hughestown. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Please visit www.gubbiottifh.com for more information.

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