Kelly Daniel O’Leary

Littleton, Colo. — Kelly Daniel O’Leary, age 17, of Littleton, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. Kelly was born May 16, 1996, in Denver, Colo. to Daniel and Heidi (Smit) O’Leary. He was a Senior at Columbine High School in Littleton.

He is survived by his parents, Daniel and Heidi O’Leary of Littleton; a sister, Hannah O’Leary of Littleton; his grandparents, Maarten and Mary Jane Smit of Newbury, Vt.; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. Kelly was preceded in death by his grandparents Barbara Hand and Thomas O’Leary and his uncle Mark O’Leary.

The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Chapel at Ellis Family Services in Littleton. A Funeral Mass was held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, from Light of the World Catholic Church in Littleton with Father Michael Pavlakovich, Celebrant. Pallbearers were Tim O’Leary, Tom O’Leary, Denis O’Leary, Michael O’Leary, Eamon O’Leary and Greg Smit. Private family interment.

Memorial donations can be made online to: “Kelly O’Leary’s Fund” or mailed to: American Transplant Foundation, 600 17th Street, Suite 2515 S, Denver, CO 80202 in Kelly O’Leary’s memory.

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