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Brenda Joyce o'Leary

June 8, 1951 — July 7, 2023


Brenda Joyce Threlkeld o’Leary, 72, of Waco passed away Friday, July 7, 2023 in Austin, Texas.

Brenda was born June 8, 1951 in Waco to the late James Earl and Estherlene Florene (Rogas) Threlkeld. She attended school in Robinson, graduating in 1969. Brenda went on to become a travel agent, fulfilling the vacation dreams of many. She was an amazingly kind, caring, and loving woman. She was generous, resilient, and strong.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Patrick Howard o’Leary; and brothers, Michael Threlkeld and Bryant Threlkeld.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons, Michael o’Leary and husband, Gilbert, Patrick o’Leary and Bryan o’Leary; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Brenda was loved by many and will be deeply missed. Those that love her take comfort in knowing she is now reunited with her husband, mother, father, and brothers.

Brenda's family will celebrate her life privately at a later time. Please share a memory of Brenda or leave a message in the online guestbook.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Gathering

Thursday, August 17, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Friends will gather in the Waco Memorial Reception Center on Thursday, August 17 from 6pm to 8pm to honor Brenda's life with food, fellowship and the sharing of fond memories.

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