Timothy D. “Tim” O’Brien
August 8, 1949 - July 21, 2022
Timothy D. “Tim” O’Brien, age 72, of Middletown, DE, formerly of, Crofton, MD, Summerville, SC, and Williston, VT, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022.
Born in Chester, PA, on August 8, 1949, he was a son of the late Robert D. and Jean A. (White) O’Brien. Tim made his career as a chemical engineer in the plastics manufacturing industry.
Dedicated to his faith and community, Tim was a member of St. Joseph Parish and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a longtime Boy Scouts of America leader. Tim enjoyed travel, trip planning and studying genealogy. Most of all, he loved the time he spent with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Tim was preceded in death by his son, Dennis W. O’Brien. He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Linda M. (Rose) O’Brien; children, Patrick D. O’Brien (Jennifer), Kevin T. O’Brien (Sara), Liam F. O’Brien (Emily), and Bevin M. Bouvier (Ryan); siblings, Terry Glenn, and Barry O’Brien; and grandchildren, Caeli, Caitlin, Madelyn, Maeve, Perrin, and soon to be born, Finnegan.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, July 29, 2022, at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 371 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Tim’s memory may be made to Nativity Preparatory School, 1515 Linden Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 or by clicking here, or to Catholic Charities, 2601 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 or by clicking here.
Any family or friends who are unable to attend the service for Tim may live stream the service by clicking here.