Ann J. O'Reilly, 77, of Dundee, died unexpectedly on Monday February 28, 2011 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, in Penn Yan.
Ann was born Jan. 3, 1934 in Brooklyn, the daughter of Daniel J. and Nancy Carmody O'Brien. She graduated from Bishop Molloy Memorial High School in 1952. On April 27, 1957 in Staten Island,she married John J. O'Reilly. They have lived in Dundee since 2000, previously of Lynbrook.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother; Mrs. O'Reilly was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, having been a member of the former St. Andrews Catholic Church, in Dundee, where she served on the Parish Council and Liturgy Committee. She was a former member of Our Lady of Peace Parish and P.T.A. in Lynbrook. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, quilting, watching old movies; and Irish Step Dance in her youth.
She is loved and will be missed by her husband of 53 years John J. O'Reilly Sr. at home, a son John J. (Lori) O'Reilly Jr. of Lynbrook, four daughters, Maureen A. (Joseph) Gibson of Hazlet, N.J., Teresa E. O'Reilly of Massapequa Park, Long Island, Kathleen M. (Jeffrey) McLaughlin of Durham, Ct., Margaret M. (Vincent) LaBruna of Garden City Park, Long Island; 10 grandchildren, George, Daniel, Vincent, Colleen, John III, Thomas, John, Brendan, Kevin, and Conner; two brothers Bro. Daniel J. O’Brien of Louisville, Ky., and Thomas J. (Maureen) O’Brien of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by a sister Marie B. Hahl of Lynbrook, on Oct. 28, 2000.
Friends called from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 3 and from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. A Mass of Christian Burial followed at 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 312 Liberty St., Penn Yan, with Father Bob Ring officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Penn Yan, at the convenience of the family in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837 or the American Lung Assoc. Finger Lakes Reg., 144 Cedar St., Corning, NY 14830.