Michael Patrick O’Rielly was born on March 2, 1953 at St. Brendends, Newfoundland. He was raised in his hometown and moved to Labrador as a young adult where he met his future wife Mona. In1984 he and Mona moved to Golden,B.C. where Mike began working for the local school district. He was employed there until his passing. Mike was proud of his Newfoundland heritage, he loved the province, the people, the music and especially the food. He enjoyed time spent with family, which was spread from coast to coast. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Mona and chosen children Nora (Les) Niles, Paul Blondahl, Nola (Darren) Dusevic, Nona (Kevin) Hawley, Cheryl Blondahl as well as their children andt great grandchildren. Also his siblings Lillian Walsh, Aiden (Babs) O’Rielly, Margaret (Herb) Hynes, Shirley (Don) Ballard, Angela (Jim) O’Rielly, Martina (John) Saunders and Sandy (Kurt) Taylor. He was predeceased by his mother and father.
See you on Fiddler’s Green, Mike.