Madelyn Elizabeth O'Reilly

June 19, 2012 ~ September 8, 2018 (age 6)

Madelyn Elizabeth O’Reilly (June 19,2012-September 8, 2018) was a daddy’s girl, her mommy’s world, and a much loved middle sister.

Throughout her six years of life, she was never short of smiles to share with anyone she met. She began her life as a Jersey girl but after five weeks moved to Granger, Indiana. She curated an extensive library of animated films and stuffed animals. School was her happiest place on earth. She loved being surrounded by friends and singing songs.

Madelyn’s sweet, determined, and tenacious spirit lives on through her parents Joe and Amy, siblings Aiden and Eleanor, canine sister Kona and many other family members including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A celebration of Madelyn’s life will occur on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 beginning at 10:30 am with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paul Catholic Church, 313 North State Street, Westerville, Ohio 43082, Fr. David E. Gwinner Celebrant with Deacon Mickey Hawkins assisting. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Lewis Center, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be pleased to have you support the mission of either of the following organizations:

A Rosie Place,, which is a respite home where caring and supportive people celebrate the gift of life, embrace human diversity, and empower families. 

Gift of Life International,, the Rotary Service Club's Gift of Life program. Riley Heart Center cardiologists and surgeons provide treatment to children from as far away as Jordan, Russia, China, Nigeria, Honduras, and Afghanistan.

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