Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Harrison O’Bryon

Finney Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 20, 2020


Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Harrison O’Bryon, 88 of Jefferson Hills passed away on Monday July 20th, 2020 at the Arden Courts of Jefferson Hills. She was born in Dravosburg on August 9th, 1931 to the late Harry and Martha Wainwright Harrison. Elizabeth was the loving wife of 59 years to the late James O’Bryon.

She is survived by her daughter Marsha J. (Douglas) Murphy, of Chantilly, Virginia, grandchildren Mathew and Kyle Murphy of Chantilly, Virginia and loving dog Bear. Along with her parents Elizabeth was preceded in death by brothers; Harry Harrison, Charles Harrison, and sister, Dorothy Beard.

She was a member of the Pine Run United Methodist Church and member of Order of the Eastern Star, Clairton Chapter, as well as The Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She enjoyed bingo, volunteered for food banks in Clairton and Duquesne, was a member of the voting board in Jefferson, and was formerly employed by U.S. Steel Irvin Works as a Billing Clerk.

Family and friends will be received on from Thursday July 23, 2020 at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.  A service will take place on Friday at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. to be followed by interment at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Pine Run United Methodist Church at 901 N 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at

Originally published July 20, 2020.

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