Edward E. Gilroy, 71, of Greeley, NE, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Boone County Health Center, Albion, Nebraska.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Spalding, NE with Fr. Jim Janovec officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Spalding, NE. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the church with a 7:30 p.m. wake service. Visitation will resume Friday morning at the church until service time.
Dolce-Scheef Mortuary of Spalding, NE is in charge of the arrangements.
Edward Eugene Gilroy, the son of Martin Ignatius and Merle Irene (Studley) Gilroy was born on April 26, 1946 at St. Paul, NE. He attended Greeley County School District 18 up to the 8th grade. Edward lived on the family farm with his parents. He enjoyed mowing the yard there with his John Deere mower. Edward played baseball as a kid, loved his cats, collected magazines, and was a model train enthusiast. Edward loved his “scary” monster movies, enjoyed playing Go Fish and reading the daily newspaper
He was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Spalding, NE.
Edward is survived by his sister Janet Mitchell of Bulverde, TX; sister-in-law: Helen Gilroy of Omaha, NE; nephews: Tommy Dickerson (Michelle) of Pflugerville, TX; Trey (Michelle) Mitchell of Altus, OK; Troy Gilroy of Florida; Todd (Denise) Gilroy of Omaha, NE; nieces: Jody (Jon) Tudor of Round Rock, TX; Susan Simpson of Ft. Worth, TX; Michelle (Roddy) MacKenzie of Houston, TX; Tracy (Mick) Brokaw of Omaha, NE; along with other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Merle Gilroy, his brother Robert Gilroy, and sister Judy (Gilroy) Overstreet.