Walter E. O'Brien
unknown - November 10, 2013
Walter E. O'Brien, 77, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at University Hospital. Born in Phoenix, N.Y., he was a navy veteran. Walter retired from Roofers Local No. 195 after 50 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors and feeding the birds.
Walter was predeceased by his mother, Lillian Murray; son, Derek; sister, Mary Prentice; and brother, Martin O'Brien.
Surviving are his longtime companion of 30 years, Sharon Holland of Liverpool; and sister, Melanie Allen of Warners.
Relatives and friends called Thursday, November 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, Inc., 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
Services were at 11 a.m. Friday, November 15 at the funeral home with Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating. Walter was laid to rest at the Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Rd., Baldwinsville, NY 13027. Please share condolences at BuranichFH.com.