When a reporter once asked her the secret to her longevity at age 80,
the The Quiet Man actress replied: "Say your ‘Hail Mary’ every night when you go to bed.” O'Hara was a lifelong Catholic
, born in Ireland but ending up in Boise, Idaho, to spend the last days of her life near her grandson. Despite the challenges of her life, including several marriages and a battle with cancer, she remained classy, strong and wore her faith and heritage proudly, even serving as the Grand Marshal at the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1999. While it's rumored she was responsible for converting one of her most famous co-stars to Catholicism on his deathbed, the truth is something a little different ...