FUNERAL SERVICES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020 DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.
Geraldine A. “Gerry” (Turkowsky) O’Brien of Methuen passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at the age of 88. She was born and educated in Lawrence and was a resident of Methuen for the past 50 years and was also a summer resident of the Greenlands of Hampton, NH.
Gerry was a parishioner of St. Lucy’s Church in Methuen and a 29 year member of the Moving On Group of Greater Lawrence. She was a longtime volunteer at the Lawrence General Hospital and served on the board of the former L.G.H. Aid Association during the 1980s.
Gerry was predeceased by her husband Frederick A. O’Brien who died in 1989. They travelled extensively prior to his retiring from American Airlines as a professional Flight Engineer.
She is survived by her children, Leslie Pappas and her husband Arthur of Wells, ME, Allyson O’Brien and her husband James Morgan of Nashua, NH, and Christopher O’Brien and his wife Justine of Salisbury, MA; grandchildren, Alexis and Zachary Pappas, and several cousins including Gloria Holbrook of Andover.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staffs of Dana Farber, Merrimack Valley Hospice, and the Methuen police and fire departments.