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ROSEMARY L. (LILL) O'REILLY, 91, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Fort Wayne. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Joseph and Loretta (Garf) Lill. She was born in Fort Wayne and was a life long resident. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. "She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister." She enjoyed being with her large family, traveling, playing cards, bowling, and tennis. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Robert E. O'Reilly; children, Robert W. (Tonya) of Fort Wayne, Patrick (Sherry) of Las Vegas, Ann (Terry) Herbst of Fort Wayne, John (Gretchen) of Talahassee, Michael (Kathy) of Germantown, and Jayne (Tim) Roach of Dallas; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Charlotte Nill of Fort Wayne, Barbara Murphy of Chicago, Janet (German) Caero of Fort Worth, Suzanne (Jim) Steel and Nancy Eifrid, both of Fort Wayne. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Martha Kramer, Maxine Kinder and Carolyn Steel; brothers, Joseph, John, Robert (Bud), and Thomas; grandson, Peter O'Reilly; and great-grandson, Aaron Lapp. "The family wishes to thank the staff at Covington Manor for the care and kindness they gave Rosemary during her stay there." Memorial Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Peter's Catholic Church, 518 E. DeWald St., Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, and family requests donations for masses at St. Peters. Arrangements by Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation.

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 12, 2013
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