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“Diane and LindaA memory I have is when I was a child in the 1950s and your mother graduated and became a registered nurse I really looked up to her...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Vivian Sullivan - Southington, CT

“Viola was a treasured member of the Hunter's Glen, Phase II, community. She will be sorely missed. All of her neighbor-friends send our deepest...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Hunter's Glen Phase II - Carmel, NY

“Our condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. Isa 61:1. ”
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“My heartfelt condolences and prayers. I am truly sorry for your loss. May Gods word and prayers provide solace during this most challenging time....Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: A Caring Neighbor - acquaintance

“Sincerest sympathy. May our loving Creator strengthen and comfort your hearts and make you firm. 2 Thess. 2:16,17 ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Michelle - neighbor

“Diane and Linda,I am so sorry for your loss. It was such a hard journey for Viola towards the end. She is now at peace and is with the Lord, she is...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: pattie kapp - Brewster, NY


Viola O'Brien passed away peacefully on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the age of 81 with her family by her side. She was born in Port Chester, NY on January 8, 1937, the daughter of John and Wanda Tybursky Endriss.

Viola was a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY before moving to Carmel, NY 17 years ago. She was a registered nurse and had worked at Waterview Hills Nursing Center in Purdys, NY. After Waterview, she worked many years at Field Home – Holy Comforter Nursing Home where she retired as a nursing supervisor in 1999.

Following her retirement from nursing, Viola worked as a part time school bus monitor for special needs children in the Mahopac Central School System.

Viola enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and attended the Mahopac Seniors which meets weekly at the Mahopac Fire Department.

She is survived by her daughters, Diane of Danbury, CT and Linda Darsney and her husband, Kevin of Rowley, MA; her sisters, Elizabeth Schmid of Brewster, NY and Dorothy Pescatore of Charlestown, RI and her grandchildren, Shawn and Kerstin.

Visiting will be held on Tuesday, August 7 from 3-7 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 8 at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac with interment to follow at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.