Cecilia O'Leary

Obituary of Cecilia Susan O'Leary

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Cecilia Susan Reiter O’Leary, 88, of Coos Bay, OR passed away on February 13, 2022 in Sparks, NV. Funeral service will be held at Gardner Funeral home on March 12th at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at White Salmon Cemetery. Cecilia was born in the family farmhouse in Belfield, ND on February 19, 1933 to Joseph and Marion Reiter. Cecilia graduated High School from Belfield Public School in 1949. Cecilia then went on to Graduate from Dickinson State Normal School in 1951, earning a teaching certificate. She worked as a school teacher for the next few years in Belfield before moving to Oregon. After her move to Oregon, she worked for her Uncle John and this is where she met her future husband, Jack O’Leary. Jack and Cecilia were married on November 19, 1955. They had four children, Susan, Jack, Jill and Sharon. Cecilia is survived by her brother Richard Reiter and his wife Anna, Children Jack O’Leary, Jill O’Leary and Sharon Hamilton also three grandchildren, Geoffrey Wentworth, Travis Hamilton and Thomas Hamilton, great grandchildren, Mason O’Brien, Destiny and Makaley Wentworth. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack B. O’Leary, daughter Susan Marie O’Leary Wentworth, parents Joseph and Marion Reiter, brother Joseph (Sonny)Reiter and Sister Antonia Reiter Wonser. Memorial Donations may be made to American Cancer Society.