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April 20, 1941 - April 30, 2017
Born in Sidney, OH
Resided in Piqua, OH
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Michael H. O'Leary, 76, of Piqua, passed away at 4:30 pm Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 20, 1941 in Sidney to the late Hugh F. and Genevieve (Lauterbur) O'Leary. He married Barbara J. Jones May 3, 1969 at St. Mary Catholic Church, and she survives.

Other survivors include five children, Julie O'Leary Fischer of Mainville, Marianne (Scott) Barnette of Kettering, Christopher O'Leary of Piqua, Scott (Mariela) O'Leary of Dublin, Rob (Rosie) O'Leary of Piqua; eighteen grandchildren, Alex Fischer, Ryan Barnette, Jacob Barnette, Sophia Barnette, Charlotte Barnette, Lexi O'Leary, Giselle O'Leary, Hugh O'Leary, Brianna O'Leary, Alanna O'Leary, Brendan O'Leary, Colleen O'Leary, Donovan O'Leary, Evan O'Leary, Finian O'Leary, Griffin O'Leary, Hannah O'Leary, Irelyn O'Leary; a sister, Maureen (Steve) Cromes of Waverly; four brothers, James (Jill) O'Leary, John (Francie) O'Leary, Joseph (Kay) O'Leary, Daniel (Kaye) O'Leary all of Sidney; and three sisters-in-law, Peggy (Bill) Dorman, C. Jane (Spencer) Kelch, Kathy (Bill) Cline, and two brothers-in-law, John Jones and James (Linda) Jones.

Mr. O'Leary was a 1959 graduate of Holy Angles High School, Sidney and worked for three decades as a Certified Respiratory Therapist Technician having been instrumental in establishing that Department at the Piqua Memorial Hospital, where he was honored as Employee of the Month and was co-chairman of the Employee Division of the Hospital Capital Campaign. He was also a United States Air Force veteran. As an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church, he served on its Parish Council, Mission Commission, St. Mary's School PTO, Summer Festival Committee and additionally volunteered for the Piquarea United Fund, the Piqua Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and served as Trustee for the Miami County Lung Association. His legacy is evidenced by his devoted faith, love of family and care for others. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Frs. Thomas L. Bolte and Francis J. Keferl concelebrating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm Thursday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home where a prayer service will be conducted at 4:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 528 Broadway, Piqua, OH 45356, Piqua Catholic School, 503 W. North St., Piqua, OH 45356 or Lehman Catholic High School, 2400 St. Mary's Ave., Sidney, OH 45365. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through

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Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Saint Mary Catholic Church
528 Broadway
Piqua, OH US 45356
Friday, May 5, 2017
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Miami Memorial Park Cemetery
7875 N. Crescent Drive
Covington, OH US 45356
Friday, May 5, 2017

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