O’Brien, Francis “Junior” – August 18, 2020

The funeral mass for the late Francis “Junior” O’Brien was held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at St. Lawrence O’Toole Roman Catholic Church, Green Meadows with Father Brian MacDougall officiating.   Placing the pall were Leah Borchert, Rachael Murphy, Joan MacKinnon, Theresa Gallant, Linda Fraser and Olive Drake.  The first reading was read by Shara Kenny, while Jennifer Phelan proclaimed the second reading.  Christine Trainor offered the prayers of intercession.  Father Brian MacDougall read the gospel and delivered the homily.   The Pallbearers were Garry O’Brien, Frankie O’Brien, Gerard O’Brien, Ivan O’Brien, Bobby O’Brien, Ken O’Brien, Mike Murphy and Leslie Phelan .   Honorary pallbearers were everyone in attendance.  Music was provided by Larry Phelan singing,  Processional, Be Not Afraid; Psalm, Rest in God Alone; Offertory, One Day at a Time; Communion, Lady of Knock; Meditation, My Old Man; Incensing, Songs of the Angels; and the Recessional, Old Rugged Cross.  Francis MacDonald and Allan MacDonald  played a fiddle selection at the gravesite service.  Interment was held at St. Lawrence O’Toole Roman Catholic Cemetery, Morell.    The funeral was under the direction of North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.