MAPLETON – Keith A. O’Brien, 66, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2008, with his family by his side, after a brief battle with cancer. Keith was born Feb. 22, 1942, the son of Clarence and Carmel (Bard) O’Brien. Keith was a wonderful son, husband, stepfather, grandfather, brother and uncle. Keith attended Presque Isle High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966. He worked for Coles Express for 30 years, Viking Express until their closing, and for Presque Isle Nursing Home for 10 years until the time of his illness. Keith was an avid fisherman in his early years. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and loved his “Big Yellow ATV.” He was the happiest when he and his wife were riding the trails and spending time with the family. He cared for people by his teasing ways. He will be missed by all that knew him. Keith is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Sharon (Lint) O’Brien; stepsons, Kevin Webber and his wife, Annedreea, of Seaford, Del., Kendall Webber and Lisa Dubay of Mapleton; and stepdaughter, Wendy Boucher and her husband, Riki. The apple of his eye were his eight grandchildren, which he was so proud of, Krystal, Katelyn, Kyle, Kelsey and Kurtis Webber of Seaford, Del., Brien and Lucas Boucher of Mapleton and Kacey Webber of Presque Isle. He is also survived by a sister, Nancy Carney and her husband, Francis, of Frenchville; two special nieces, Brenda Diefenderfer and her husband, Jeff, of Georgia and Diane Bragg and her husband, Mark, of Washburn; a special nephew, Michael Carney and his wife, Julie, of Hampden; special great-nieces and great-nephews, Nicholas and Carmen Bragg of Washburn and Alex and Aaron Carney of Hampden. He also had great love for a special dog, Chase. Keith was predeceased by his parents; and a sister, Barbara Mitchell. The family would like to thank all friends and family that cared and prayed for Keith. A graveside service only will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Southside Cemetery, Chapman, with Murray Boyles officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hospice of Aroostook, P.O. Box 688, Caribou, ME 04736 or the American Cancer Society, New England Division Inc., One Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Arrange-ments in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, Presque Isle. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.