John O'Brien served as a member of An Garda Síochana for over 20 years.
The funeral of a former midlands Garda Superintendent will take place today.
John O'Brien passed away on Tuesday.
He served as a member of An Garda Síochana in Athlone for over 20 years, including five years as Superintendent.
John's Requiem Mass will take place in Our Lady's Queen of Peace Church, Coosan today at 12 noon, with burial afterwards.
The Rahan man is survived by his sons Pat, Sean and Vincent, and daughters Anne Marie and Sheena.