Michael T. O’Brien, 54, of Beaumont died Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. 

Michael was born in Yonkers, N.Y. on Oct 11, 1954 to John and Virginia O’Brien. He was a machine technician with American Valve and Hydrant in Beaumont and was a longtime Beaumont resident. 

Michael is survived by his sons, Mike O’Brien of Pflugerville, Joseph O’Brien of Beaumont, Rick Grassi of Tomball; daughters, Megan O’Brien and Maureen O’Brien both of Beaumont, Doreen Blacksher and Janin King both of Vidor; brother, Kevin O’Brien of Yonkers, N.Y.; sister, Pat O’Brien-Winn of New Town, Conn.; 10 grandchildren and two  great-grandchildren.