Fr. Jack O'Leary, 1928-2016



Fr. John J. O'Leary, S.J.
9 July 1928 - 1 February 2016

Fr. John J. O’Leary, S.J.—“Father Jack” died on Monday evening, 1 February 2016. Though a native of the Northwest, Fr. Jack served many years in Zambia, including as Provincial Superior of that region. He returned to the Northwest for health reasons and has served in various places, including at St. Augustine Parish, Oak Harbor; St. Leo Parish, Tacoma; on the Spokane Reservation; and most recently, at St. Joseph, where he was beloved by old and young.

Fr. Jack’s funeral will be at St. Joseph Parish on Tuesday, February 9. at 4 PM.