Brian "Shamus" Patrick O'BRIEN

Formerly of Port Fairy.

11th May 1933 ~ 23rd May 2022

Loved husband of Irene (dec.) and Annette (dec.).

Father to Janine & Julie (dec.).

Father-in-law to Tony.

Poppy & Papou to Mel, Claire, Brian, Anna, Millie and Ewan.

Great grandfather to Andoni.

Stepfather to Wayne, Malcolm, Debbie and Robyn.

Shamy to Veronica, Ryan, Luke, James, Stuart, Jessica, Lilly, Charlie, Mikayla, Mitchell and Daisy

My Father didn’t tell me how to live,

he lived & let me watch him do it.

Funeral Notice

ServiceMay 30, 2022 - 1:00 pmPrinces Highway Port Fairy, VIC Venue: St Patricks Catholic's Church

The Funeral Mass for BRIAN will be offered at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Princes Highway, Port Fairy on MONDAY (May 30) commencing at 1pm. The cortège will leave the Church at the conclusion of Funeral Mass for the Tower Hill Cemetery. Tributes and condolences can be offered on the ‘Notices’ section


  1. Deepest sympathy to all of the family.

    Dear friend to John and Effie. A true gentleman.

    Effie Griffin

    Effie Griffin May 31, 2022
  2. Deepest sympathy to Janine, Tony, Mel, Brian, Millie and extended family. Shamus was a true gentleman who will be sadly missed by all.
    Kim Lane and family

    Kim Lane May 30, 2022
  3. RIP Shamus a true gentleman full of life and laughter will be sadly missed. Deepest sympathy to Janine and all the family
    Trish,Stuart, Chris & Jas Holcombe

    Trish Holcombe May 30, 2022
  4. Thinking of you Janine and all the family. Seamus was a real gentleman one of the best. RIP Seamus .Donna and James Smith and Kevin Spencer

    Donna Smith May 30, 2022
  5. RIP Shamus after a life well lived. You were one of the best
    Brother in-law and great friend of Pat and Marlene Lenehan and loved uncle of their family

    Marlene Lenehan May 29, 2022
  6. RIP Shamus such a kind gentleman who always had a smile. Deepest sympathy to all the family. Colleen and Steven Quinn

    Colleen Quinn May 28, 2022
  7. Everbody loved Shamus including me.Cheers Mate.Peter Gourley

    Peter Gourley May 26, 2022
  8. So sad to hear this news. I worked for Shamus and Annie at the Delrose Cafe. Great people. RIP Shamus.

    Annette Miller. May 26, 2022
  9. So sad to hear this news. I worked for Shamus and Annie at the Delrose Cafe. Great people. RIP Shamus.

    Annette Miller. May 26, 2022
  10. The last of my wonderful brothers has passed away.

    We will all miss his quiet presence here with us.

    A great reunion will take place with Mum, Dad, Mary, the boys, Irene and Annette, and all that have gone before.

    Forever loved and missed.

    Love to Janine, Tony, Mel, Brian, Millie and extended families.
    Anne and Frank Murphy (dec) and our families.

    Anne Murphy May 25, 2022
  11. Many treasured memories of growing up next to Shamus and Family, rest now Neighbour, deepest sympathies to Janine, Millie and Shamus’ families. Jan ONeill and family

    Jan ONeill May 25, 2022
  12. A True Gentleman , wonderful neighbour and cousin to our dad .

    May you rest peacefully now with your family .

    Our Sympathy and thoughts are with Shamus’s family at this sad time

    Sue and Darryl Miller

    Sue Miller May 25, 2022
  13. deepest sympathy to all the families, Shamus was a beautiful gentle man who will be sadly missed, rip Shamus xxx

    Gayle and Max Crow

    gayle crow May 24, 2022
  14. Many fond memories of Shamus when he was our treasured neighbour.
    Our sympathy to Shamus’ family on their loss
    Ian and Norma Hamilton

    Ian Hamilton May 24, 2022
  15. ‘Shamus’

    Formerly of Port Fairy.

    Passed away on 23rd May, 2022 at Brisbane.

    Loved son of Patrick and Jane (Tottie) (both deceased), late of Killarney.

    Loved brother of Mary McKinnon (dec.), John (dec.), Frank (dec.), Patrick (Paddy, dec.), Anne Murphy, Gerald (Gerry, dec.), Margaret Pickett, Leonard (Len, dec.) and Pauline Rodgers.

    Guyetts Funerals May 23, 2022