Murray Michael "Mike" O'Leary

  • Born: July 24, 1942
  • Died: September 19, 2021
  • Location: Poncachatoula, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mike was born July 24, 1942, in Cairo, IL and passed away September 19, 2021, at his residence in Ponchatoula, LA. Mike was retired from management and sales in the marine and heavy industries and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Marilyn M. O'Leary; children, Patrick O'Leary, Theresa Mertz (Gerry), and Annie Heck (Kevin); stepchildren, Sara Barrett (Brenda), and Melissa Hodgson (Shane); brothers, Dennis O'Leary (Doris), and Daniel O'Leary (Kathy); a sister, Virginia Paul; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mike is preceded in death by a stepson, Michael Barrett; and a brother-in-law, Eddie Paul. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to St. Tammany Hospital Foundation for Hospice of St. Tammany, 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington, LA 70433, or to

Condolence & Memory Journal

Condolences to all of Mike's family. I knew him only on the internet but I knew him to be a kind and gentle person. He will be missed.

Posted by Al Lee    October 22, 2021

Dear Marilyn, children and grands...just now hearing of Mike's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Glenda Sharkey    October 17, 2021