WEBSTER – John R. McBrien, 44, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in UMass/Memorial University Campus after a long illness.
He leaves his wife of 18 years, Kerry L. (Hammonds) McBrien; his parents, Richard F.McBrien III and Margaret A. (Nordin) McBrien of Sturbridge; and his in-laws, Timothy and Debra (Durant) Hammonds of Dudley; aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves his 2 dogs, Liam and Gracie, and his bird Jake.
He was born in Manassas, VA and raised in Lynn. He graduated from Lynn Vocational Technical High School in 1991. He moved to Webster in 1999.
Mr. McBrien was a journeyman for the Boston Electrical Union #103 for many years. He retired in 2011 due to illness.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, February 15, in the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, with a service at 7:00 PM. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 16, in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, 185 Lake Street, Peabody. Donations in his name may be made to Foster Hospital for Small Animals, 55 Willard Street, N. Grafton, MA 01536.