Donna Louise O'Brien (nee Horan)

Mrs. O'Brien

O’Brien, Donna Louise (nee Horan) Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, March 1, 2019, at the age of 82.

Beloved mother of Dennis (Harry Blake) O’Brien, Terri (Tony) Wojtowicz, Mike (Jennifer) O’Brien, Sheila (Ron) DeMand and Kevin (Mimi) O’Brien; dearest grandmother of Jennie (Matt) Grigas, Scott (Lara) Wojtowicz, Ryan (Chelsea) Wojtowicz, Stefanie DeMand, Abby O’Brien, Mike DeMand, Jake (Ellie) O’Brien, Jason Wojtowicz, Hannah O’Brien, Justin Wojtowicz, Molly O’Brien, Luke O’Brien, Noah O’Brien, Maggie O’Brien, Annie O’Brien and Lucy O’Brien; dear great-grandmother of Henry Grigas and James Wojtowicz; daughter of the late Louis and Pearl Horan; sister of the late Betty (Al) Schroeder.

Donna worked as a laboratory technician at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood for over 25 years before retiring. After retirement, she enjoyed dog sitting for so many beloved pets. She also enjoyed volunteering at Meals on Wheels and Shepherd’s Center, having fun and traveling with family and friends.

Memorial visitation is Saturday, March 9, 9:30 a.m. until the time of the memorial Mass 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church in Kirkwood, Missouri. Luncheon gathering after Mass. Donna donated her remains to Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in her name to the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society of Missouri.