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Norah A. (Noreen) O'Reilly

Norah (Noreen) A. O'Reilly September 21, 1939 - October 20, 2006 Born in Limerick, Ireland to Michael and Mary McInerney, Noreen was preceded in death by her husband Malachy and her sister Margaret McInerney. A resident of San Francisco for over 40 years, Noreen is survived by her sister Nuala (Peter) Kenny; her sons Eoin (Monica), John (Julia) and Rory; and her grandchildren Maura, Michael, Kevin and Brendan. She is also survived by her nieces Evelyn Kenny and Mary (Paul) Doyle; and her nephews Paul (Mary) Kenny and Mark (Amanda) Kenny; and her grandnieces Roisin and Hannah. She is also survived by many relatives and friends in Ireland. Noreen was a dedicated teacher at Saint Anne School of the Sunset in San Francisco for over 34 years. She was member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Noreen was very fond of St. Anthony and her passion for Catholic education and love of reading will be remembered by all of her former students, coworkers, family and friends. Friends may visit on Wednesday, October 25 after 5:30pm at Saint Anne of the Sunset Church, 850 Judah St, SF, and are invited to attend the Vigil at 7pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 26 at 11:00am at Saint Anne of the Sunset Church. Burial at Holy Cross immediately following the Mass. The family would like to thank her many close friends who often came by to visit and also her friends and colleagues at Saint Anne School. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Anne School of the Sunset Endowment Fund, 1320 14th Ave, SF, CA 94122, or Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, 1055 Ellis Street, SF, CA 94109.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2006
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