Gregory J. ‘Greg’ O’Leary

ESCANABA — Gregory J. “Greg” O’Leary, 42, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at home. He was taken too soon due to addiction.

Greg was born in Chicago on July 10, 1978, the son of Linda Biermaker and Greg O’Leary. He moved to Escanaba at a young age and attended Escanaba schools.

Anyone who knew Greg knew him as a kind and gentle soul, always willing to lend a helping hand. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed riding his bike, going to the beach, and spending time with his friends.

He is survived by his parents, Linda (John) Biermaker and Greg O’Leary; stepfather, Gene Wakkuri; son, Garett O’Leary; siblings, Eric (Megan) Wakkuri and Nicole (Brad) Dahl; maternal grandmother, Judy Mach; paternal grandmother, Alice Wakkuri; several nieces and nephews; and several aunts and uncles.

Greg was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jon Cugier; maternal grandfather, Louis Mach; and paternal grandfather, Allan Wakkuri.

Visitation will be held at New Life Assembly of God Church in Escanaba on Tuesday June 15th from 2-3 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. 

A message of condolence may be directed to the family by visiting www.crawfordfuneralhomes.net.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting Greg’s family.