James "Seamus" O'Brien

Obituary of James "Seamus" O'Brien

James “Seamus” O'Brien, a resident of Yonkers passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He was 75 years old.



Born in County Leitrim, Ireland. James retired from the NYPD as Sergeant. He is survived by beloved wife and best friend Mary (McMahon), his cherished children Kevin (Jackie), Sheila (Jonny), Marie (Percy) and James. Devoted Pop-Pop to Cormac, Arwen, Tara, Bobbi, Sonny & Ruby. He was the loving brother of Sheila, Patrick, Josephine, Irene & Terence and the late Mary. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and good friends.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Seamus’ memory may be made to Happiness Is Camping - (908) 326-6733 - rich@happinessiscamping.org


Funeral Mass Friday, May 4th at 11 AM at St. Paul the Apostle Church - 602 McLean Avenue, Yonkers. He will be laid to rest at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. The family will be present on Thursday, May 3rd from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 p.m. at F. RUGGIERO & SONS, Inc., 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY (914) 375-1400