The Allman Brothers Band

Newsletter – Bobo-gram 12/13/2007

Hey there sweet family,

The extended family of the Allman Brothers Band’s Peach Corps lost a dear brother with the passing of a wonderful man, Bob O’Brien (Bobo), Monday, Dec. 10. Bob shared his strength, friendship, amazing sense of humor, and taught everyone he touched in person and through allmanbrothersband.com about love, life and what’s truly important. The world is a better place for having had him here.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob’s wife and daughter, Denise and Cami, as his journey continues. Fly on, sweet brother.

Bob is being lovingly remembered at:
http://www.allmanbrothersband.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=XForum&file=viewthread&tid=69398#pid1587542

As friends have visited with Denise it has become abundantly clear that she and Cami are in immediate financial difficulty. There is no easy way to say this other than, if it is possible, they need our help, now. There is no amount too small. This is an immediate need. Do what you can. Bob gave so much of himself. It is our turn now. Send your donation directly to:

Denise O’Brien
541 Locust Valley Road
Greensburg, PA 15601

Thank you in advance for your kindness.

Here is link to Bob’s obituary from the Tribune, where there is also Guest Book to sign:

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/obituaries/? mode=view&obit_id=144137

Robert E. O’Brien
Greensburg, PA

Robert E. “Bob” O’Brien, 54, of Greensburg, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, after a long and arduous battle with cancer. He was born July 11, 1953, in Burbank, Calf., the son of the late Robert and Mary O’Brien. Bob was employed as a transportation and logistics professional for his entire career, most recently with Pitt Penn Oil in Creighton. He graduated from Notre Dame Catholic High School, Loyala University and California State University of Los Angeles. Bob had a great sense of humor and was full of Irish wit. He enjoyed sports, especially golf and was an avid rock music fan that included the Allman Brothers Band. He leaves behind his loving wife, Denise (Skandera) O’Brien and cherished daughter, Cami O’Brien; two sisters, Kathleen Hunmanson and her husband, Mike, of Newberry Park, Calif., and Maureen O’Brien of Filmore, Calif.; father and mother-in-law, Paul and Esther Skandera of Export; and sister-in-law, Paulette Jackson of Pittsburgh. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg.

Funeral arrangements provided by the Wolfe-Von Geis Funeral Home, Export, 724-327-1400.

To send online condolences, please go to www.wolfe-vongeis.com.

Take care and know that Bob and his family are loved. And you are as well,

Lana and Rowland

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