2015/05/22 - John OBrien - Age 36 yrs - Haverhill, Massachusetts
Submitted by: Jaime Coutu - Spouse
Name: John OBrien
State: Massachusetts, 01830
Date of Passing: 5/22/15
Date of Birth: 6/3/78
Tell Us About Them:
John had the biggest heart!! He loved spending time with his family and always tried to protect the ones he loved!!
Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:
John was a disabled veteran who was a Purple Heart recipient! He came back from Afganistan and couldn't deal with everything he saw over there and turned to drugs. John had been clean for 5 months when he relapsed and lost his life.
What Made Them Smile?
His family, me and his step daughter!
What Do You Miss the Most About Them?
I miss when he would give me a big hug and tell me that he loved me!! I miss always feeling safe when he was around!
If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?
That I love him so much and I miss him and I'm sorry I couldn't save him!
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