Preceded by her parents, Patrick and Mildred O’Brien and the love of her life Nick Newman.
Survived by: daughters, Nikki Brody and Lynn Newman – Joseph Trombino; grandchildren: Eryn Brody-Amperse – Christopher Amperse, Robyn Brody and Grace Rose Newman; her brother Patrick O’Brien – Patricia O’Brien; her most devoted and loyal friend and sister, Lavieta Nickerson; stepchildren, Joe Newman and Randie Newman.
Her life’s work was devoted to children and her family. The world is different because she was important in the life of a child.
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” Rabindranth
Goodbye Bright and Shining Girl – We Love You!