Gloria Virginia O'Reilly

Friday, Oct. 15, 2021
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Gloria Virginia O'Reilly

Gloria Virginia O’Reilly
November 19, 1927 ~ October 4, 2021
Gloria Virginia Russo O’Reilly, our wonderful mother, peacefully left this earth on October 4, 2021, at the age of 93 following a short battle with colon and lung cancer. She lived a full and blessed life in Salt Lake City. She was a devoted Roman Catholic and member of Saint Ambrose Parish. 
She was born to Alphonso Russo and Virginia Mary Martignoni on November 19, 1927, one of nine children. On February 19, 1952, Gloria married the love of her life, William Anthony O’Reilly. Together they built a wonderful family with their four sons, William Richard, Joseph Randall, Steven Robert and Brian Michael.
Gloria is preceded in death by her husband, William Anthony; son Joseph Randall; grandson Joseph Randall Jr.; as well as her parents and siblings Anna, Dolores, James, Ernest, Victor, Norman, John and Benito. She is survived by sons Rick (Louise), Steve (Amy) and Brian (Cory); grandchildren Nicole (Jason), John Paul (Kara), Ryan (Wendy), Elizabeth (Vladimir), Jacob and Michael (Morgan), as well as numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 
At her request, a private rosary and interment at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery were held on October 14. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Weigand Homeless Services Center, 437 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. 

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