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Terrence "Terry" Bernard Patrick O'Reilly

April 17, 1923 ~ August 6, 2022 (age 99)

Obituary

Terry O'Reilly (Terrence Bernard Patrick O'Reilly) passed away on August 6, 2022 at 99 years of age. He was born in Huntsville, AL on April 17, 1923.

 

Terry was a lifelong member of Saint Mary's of the Visitation Church, and graduated in the last graduating class from St. Mary's School in 1942.

 

Terry was proud to be an American, and a Marine. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during World War II in the Pacific theater.

 

Terry worked for the U.S. Postal Service for over 35 years, and retired in April 1978.

 

After retirement, he became an avid golfer and played numerous courses throughout the United States. Terry played golf until he was 95 years old.

 

He is preceded in death by: parents Terry O'Reilly and Wilhelmina Schaub O'Reilly; daughter Kathy O'Reilly; and sisters: Pauline Manley, Elizabeth O'Reilly, Marie Coulter, Martha Campbell, and Margurite Owens.

 

Survivors include: his wife of more than 70 years, Fay O'Reilly; children: Dan (Kathy Wood) O'Reilly, Greg  (Anita) O'Reilly, Pat (Kelly) O'Reilly, David (Anita) O'Reilly, Mike (Mary Helen) O'Reilly, Beth Morris, and Mary Ann (Roger) Blaxton; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

 

The family extends a special thank you to Nurse Lauren.

In lieu of flowers make donations to the Roofing Restoration Fund at Saint Mary's of the Visitation Church.

Arrangements will be handled by Spry Funeral home.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville
2411 Memorial Parkway NW
Huntsville, AL 35810

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

1:00 PM
Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville
2411 Memorial Parkway NW
Huntsville, AL 35810

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

Maple Hill Cemetery
202 Maple Hill St SE
Huntsville, AL 35801

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