Edward O'LearyJanuary 1, 1930 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 87)
Edward B. O'Leary passed away on April 27, 2017 at the age of 87. A former resident of Brick NJ and Monroe CT, Edward was the beloved husband of Mary O'Sullivan O'Leary. He was the loving father of daughters Maureen & her husband Joseph DeMartino, Megan & her husband Peter Davila, Kate Anne O'Leary, Bryna O'Leary and her fiancé Scott Bleckinger, sons Daniel O'Leary & his wife Melissa and James O'Leary & his wife Amber. He was the loving stepfather of Eileen & her husband Joseph Albanese, Maureen O'Sullivan and Colleen O'Sullivan. He was the cherished grandfather of Joseph, Jenna, Serena, Maximus, Kyran, Padraig, Nora, Daniel, Steven, Caitlin and great-grandfather to Joseph Jr., Leo and Cecilia. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife Jeanne T. (nee Buchwalder) O'Leary, his parents Col. John A. and Alma J. O'Leary and brothers Dr. John J. O'Leary and Reverend Robert A. O'Leary.
Ed received his Aeronautical Engineering degree from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft for 38 years before retiring in 1992. He was an active member of St. Jude Parish in Monroe CT, St. Dominic's Parish in Brick NJ, and St. Justin the Martyr Parish in Toms River NJ.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM at Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull CT. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday at 10:30AM at St. Jude's R.C. Church, 707 Monroe Turnpike (Route 111) Monroe CT. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 1056 Daniels Farm Rd. Trumbull CT.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Children's Room in Arlington MA (www.childrensroom.org) or The World Apostolate of Fatima, USA (www.wafusa.org).