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O’Brien, John P. Jr

January 18, 1973 – June 3, 2024

John P. O’Brien, Jr. – Of Canton (formerly Dedham and Walpole). Proud father of his twin sons Jake P. and Kyle J.

Loved and adored by his parents John (predeceased) and Florence O’Brien of Canton; Predeceased by his sister Tara O’Brien (Pacella). Sadly missed by his siblings Sheila & her fiancé Darren McEvoy of Cavan, Ireland; Laura Charis and husband James of Norwood; Dermot and his wife Laura of North Kingstown, RI; Colleen of Knockville, TN; Brian and his wife Jennifer of Canton. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews; remembered by his aunts, uncles and cousins in Ireland; Michael, Deirdre and Bernice; and many friends.

Born in Boston and raised in Dedham, John was a 1992 graduate of Blue Hills Regional Technical School. Following in his father’s footsteps, John was the proud owner of O’BRIEN PAVING for over 25 years.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, June 7th from 3 to 7 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Funeral Home, Saturday starting at 10:30 am and proceed with us to St. Anne’s Church, 82 West Milton Street, Readville for his funeral mass at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery in Norwood.

Guestbook Entries

  1. June 5th, 2024 | 10:44 pm

    John was such a good kid growing up together. He was my brother Dougies very good friend and was at our home on Thomas st. all the time.
    Such a shame such a waste!

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