By People Staff
Updated February 12, 1998 12:00 AM

British actor Oliver Reed, who died earlier this month, with “the mother of all parties” (as was his wish), after his funeral Saturday in the town of Mallow in southern Ireland. Reed’s younger brother Simon told the 200 mourners crowded into the 19th-century St. James’s Church that life had been one big party for the larger-than-life actor.