Gloria Virginia O’Reilly

November 19, 1927 - October 4, 2021
Gloria Virginia O’Reilly

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, Utah. A devoted Roman Catholic and member of Saint Ambrose Catholic Church.

She was born to Alphonso Russo and Virginia Mary Martignoni 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 & 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) & 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.

lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Weigand Homeless Services Center, 437 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.