Killian A. "Kelly" O'Brien passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2021. He was born on August 24, 1955, the youngest son of Peggy and Bill O'Brien. Prior to his retirement, Kelly spent most of his career working as a tipstaff in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. He was well-respected and a friend to everyone he met. Kelly was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Kevin O'Brien. He will be greatly missed by his sister, Maureen O'Brien Giran (Dave) and his brother, Judge W. Terrence O'Brien (Marion). Kelly was the loving uncle to Michael, Kathy, Megan, Kelly, Elliott and Erin and beloved great uncle to Danny and Jack. Kelly will also be missed by his cousins and countless friends. Kelly was an avid golfer, accomplished pool player and devoted Pittsburgh sports fan.
Services are private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Diabetes Association-Western Pennsylvania, 112 Washington Place, Suite 1520 (Two Chatham Center), Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Arrangements entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Road, Scott Twp., 15220. www.slaterfuneral.com