Glenda O’Brien

Glenda O'Brien

Glenda O’Brien went to be with her Lord on March 4, 2015. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 9th at Five Corners Pentecostal Church and interment was at Mount Ida Cemetery.

Glenda (Butt) O’Brien was born in Nottingham, England, on January 28, 1945 to Norman and Doris Butt. She spent the first 18 months of her life in England, before coming to Canada in July 1946. She lived in rural Manitoba until she was seven, when the family moved to Nakusp, BC.

After Bible College, she spent 47 years in the ministry, lastly being an Associate Pastor at Five Corners Pentecostal Church. After her marriage to Daniel O’Brien, they added three children to the family, all girls adopted from China.

Glenda’s interests included the Shuswap Pro-Life Society the Shuswap Pregnancy Care Centre, King’s Christian School. She did pulpit supply over all of British Columbia for many churches. For the past five years, she was in active ministry at Five Corners Pentecostal Church, which she continued until her death. Her last service was at Canoe Emmanuel Free Lutheran Church on January 4, 2015.

Glenda was predeceased by her parents, and her sister Donna. She is survived by husband, Daniel, their three daughters, sister Gloria (Mitchell) Mott, sister-in-law Kara Lou and Roy Dennehy, Karen O’Brien, and Tom Johnson; and a host of other family who love and miss her. She lived and shared her faith all her life. “Well done, thou good and faithful servant”.

Thank you to all who supported the family with prayers and so many kindnesses through Glenda’s illness and death.

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