Joseph “Bill” O’Brien, age 78, of Pleasant Hills, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as an LPN for Conway Lake Nursing Home in Orlando, Fla. An Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of St. Thomas A’ Becket Roman Catholic Church in Jefferson Hills, the Knights of Columbus, and a lifetime member of Brentwood VFW Post 1810. Born May 31, 1941 in Uniontown, he was a son of the late Joseph Leo and Ada Catherine (Moxley) O’Brien. He is survived by his partner of 46 years, David A. Lycett of Pleasant Hills; sisters, Mary Ann Welc of Mt. Pleasant and Sheila O’Brien Greer of Connellsville; brothers, Patrick and Jim O’Brien, both of Uniontown; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be private at the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Private burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published May 05, 2020.