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Sr. Mauryeen O'Brien, OP
August 22, 2023
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Dominican Sister of Peace, Sister Mauryeen O’Brien, died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, Ohio on August 22, 2023. She was born in 1930 in Flushing, NY and in 1949 entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sister Mauryeen earned a B.S., Education from St. Mary of the Springs College (now Ohio Dominican University),and an M.A. in English from Notre Dame University. She served in Divorce and Bereavement Ministries for over 30 years, was a teacher and administrator in schools in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois, and was an author. She was preceded in death by her parents Leo O’Brien and Aline Kehoe O’Brien, her brothers Brian O’Brien and Eugene O’Brien, S.J. A vigil of remembrance will be held at 4:45 pm on September 5, 2023 at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel, Columbus, OH. The funeral liturgy will be held at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel at 9:00 AM on September 6, 2023 followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery by Egan-Ryan Funeral Home. Memorial gifts in Sr. Mauryeen’s memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219, or submitted securely at oppeace.org.