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Mary Jane O'Brien

d. June 14, 2014

Mary Jane O'Brien

O'BRIEN, MARY JANE, 73 of Sebring, Fl died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Good Shepherd Hospice. She was born in Coral Gables, FL, daughter of the late, Curtis Emmett Haley and Loretto Bolger Haley. She move to Sebring in 1979 from Coral Gables, FL. Mary Jane was President of Brake Service of Central Florida. A member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, University of Miami Alpha Chi Chapter; a founder of the Alumni Association in Hampton Roads, VA; Past President's of D.A.R., Coral Gables Country Club of Coral Gables; Past Presidents of Woodlawn Elementary and Sebring Middle Schools, Guardian Ad Litem for Highlands County Courts and former President and Director of the Ridge Trails Association. She was active in the Statewide Human Rights Advocacy Committee and former Chair for the Committee on Childrens Rights. Mary Jane is survived by her loving family, husband, Merritt; children, Annlynn Harris, Marietta, GA, Robert J. Lefiles, III, Tallahassee, FL, Denise S. Lefiles, Sebring, Merritt F. O'Brien, Jr., Gainesville, FL, Alison M. Phillips, San Antonio, TX and Karen Ann Alexander, Miami, FL; brother, Col. Curtis E. Haley, USAF, ret, WV and sister, Loretto Murphy, Vero Beach, FL; eleven grandchildren. A mass will be celebrated, 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Memorials are requested to Sebring Sunrise Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL 33871-1363.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in her Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Preceded In Death By

Curtis Emmett Haley, Father
Loretto Bolger Haley, Mother

Survived By

Merritt, Husband
Annlynn Harris, Daughter
Robert J. Lefiles, III, Son
Denise S. Lefiles, Daughter
Merritt F. O'Brien, Jr., Son
Alison M. Phillips, Daughter
Karen Ann Alexander, Daughter
Col. Curtis E. Hales, Brother
Loretto Murphy, Sister
Eleven GrandChildren


Place Of Birth: Coral Gables, FL
Place Of Death: Sebring, Fl
Date Of Death: June 14, 2014.
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