Catherine Cat O'Brien

  • Born: January 21, 1997
  • Died: October 23, 2018
  • Location:

Crosby-N. Gray & Co. - FD-96

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

Tel. (650) 342-6617

Tribute & Message From The Family

Catherine "Cat" O'Brien was taken from us unexpectedly Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the age of 21.
She was the cherished daughter of Patricia Heselton O'Brien and Luke Kevin O'Brien, beloved sister of Brendan O'Brien, and the adored granddaughter of Lillian Heselton and the late Harry Heselton. She was also the precious niece of Steve and Karen Heselton and Matthew O'Brien, and the loved cousin of Timothy Heselton.

Catherine worked in retail sales and marketing, carrying her affection for rap music, skateboarding and fashion throughout her life. She was widely loved for her charm, her humor, her intelligence and her beautiful smile. Above all, she deeply treasured her friends and family.

We shall all greatly miss her as part of our lives.

Rosary Vigil October 29, 2018, at 7:00 PM at Saint Bartholomew's Catholic Church
Funeral mass October 30, 2018, at 10:00 AM at Saint Bartholomew's Catholic Church

Donations in Catherine's honor may be made to NAMI San Mateo.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences to you and your family.

I will always remember her talents, her vibrance and beautiful smile. She will be dearly missed.

Posted by Luna Lynch - San Mateo, CA   November 06, 2018

Posted by Luke O'Brien - Family   October 31, 2018


May eternal life shine upon you Cat. Your beautiful smile will always be in our hearts. You always knew how to light up a room! We will miss you.

Posted by Regina, Nicholas, Teresa, Bobby, and Sam - San Mateo, CA   October 31, 2018

Posted by Regina Wen    October 31, 2018

Posted by Regina Wen    October 31, 2018

Kevin, my heart aches for you and your family. May every memory in your heart bring you peace.

Posted by Debby Segura-Cook - Sacramento, CA   October 30, 2018

I'm so very sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. I wish I had the words to express my sorrow for you and your family. Know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Duane Spolar

Posted by A friend   October 30, 2018

Please know from the entire Deisner family that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the memories of your dear daughter never fade!

Posted by A friend   October 29, 2018

Please accept my deepest condolences. May you find comfort knowing that those who died, God keeps them in his memory. And at Psalms 116:15 they are precious in God's eyes.

Posted by A friend   October 28, 2018


Posted by April Manger - SAN MATEO, CA   October 28, 2018

I love you so much Cat and I will miss you forever, friend.

Posted by Taylor Saccoman - San Mateo, CA - Friend   October 27, 2018

I was heartbroken to hear of your loss. Catherine was such a special young woman, outgoing and funny and so smart. She will be truly missed. The whole family is praying for you. You have our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Dave and Julia Garcia - Redwood City, CA   October 27, 2018

My deepest sympathy for your loss. During this difficult time may you find comfort in the inspired writings at John 6:40 where we are promised the hope of being reunited with our loved ones again.

Posted by JH    October 27, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that I see this and write to you my dear friend Kevin. I was deeply saddened by the news today and please know that we are thinking of you and your family. Please know you are in my prayers and if there is anything we can do please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our deepest condolences.

Posted by Barb, John & Miles Caredio - San Jose, CA   October 26, 2018

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