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Mearl (Longhurst) O'Brien

February 5, 1920 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 101)

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O’Brien, Mearl (nee Longhurst) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at the age of 101.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Emmet O’Brien; Devoted mother of Mary Eileen (Thomas) DeMarco, Joseph Andrew (Bonnie) O’Brien, Patrick Kevin (Sharon) O’Brien, Timothy Gerard (Christine) O’Brien and Cathy A. (Steve) Brightman; Devoted grandmother of 17 and Cherished great-grandmother of 28.

Mrs. Mearl worked at Falstaff Brewery and Sears and Roebucks for many years. She volunteered at St. Anthony Hospital in the gift shop, St. Louis Visitor Center, Fox Theater, and a longtime volunteer with her husband Emmet at the Shrine of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 4725 Mattis Road, Concord, MO 63129.  Interment at Calvary Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 12, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church
4725 Mattis Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63128

Funeral Mass
Friday
November 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church
4725 Mattis Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63128

Committal
Friday
November 12, 2021

12:45 PM
Calvary Cemetery
5239 W. Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115

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