Kiel John O’Brien passed away Monday, August 13, 2012. He was born March 27, 1985 to Kelly John O’Brien and Jacqueline May O’Brien. He attended WT Cooke Elementary, Virginia Beach Middle and First Colonial High School. He was an avid animal lover, a New York Giants fan and was well loved in his community. Kiel was employed at Beach Automotive for the last 12 years.
He is survived by his parents; son Keagan John O’Brien; sister Shannon Rose O’Brien all of Virginia Beach; grandmother Rose O’Brien and grandfather William A. May both of Franklin, NJ; and dogs Izzy and Pinky.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be held Saturday, August 18 at 10:30am in Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1404 Pacific Avenue, officiated by Father Esteban De Leon. A visitation will take place Friday, August 17 from 4-7pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Avenue, and 9:45am Saturday in the church chapel prior to the service. A procession will follow to Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the family and in trust for his son Keagan, in care of the funeral home, at 1801 Baltic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, is handling the arrangements.