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Richard C. Reilly Sr.


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Richard C. Reilly Sr. Obituary
Richard C. Reilly Sr.

AGE: 79 • Sea Girt

Richard C. Reilly, 79, of Sea Girt, passed away peacefully at home, where he wanted to be, surrounded by his family. Born in North Arlington, he lived in Glen Ridge, before moving to Sea Girt 43 years ago.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of St. Marks RC Church in Sea Girt, Miles River Yacht Club, St. Michaels, MD and a former member of Coral Beach Club in Bermuda.

In 1974 he founded Richard C. Reilly Asphalt Paving in Brielle where he remained active until his passing.

He was an avid sports fan, a boxing encyclopedia, a devoted Packers fan who hated the Giants (even though he was a season ticket holder for 50 years). He was an expert pool player who loved and ruled "his table". He was an aggressive tennis player who enjoyed all his tennis buddies and their "post-game meetings". Most of all, he loved his friends, family and grandchildren and enjoyed the many trips to Bermuda, Italy and Ireland. He also enjoyed his many friends and time spent in Tilghman Island, MD.

Richard was predeceased by his parents Charles and Margaret Reilly, many relatives, dear friends and his beloved Corgi's. Richard is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marion K. Reilly(nee Healey). His son, Richard C. Reilly Jr. & Becky of Navesink, NJ. His daughters, Grace & Jim Foy of Brielle, NJ and Caitlin Reilly of Brick, NJ, & Corey Weiss of Brielle. 2 sisters, Maureen Leonhardt of Brielle and Alice & Richard Paduch of Warren, RI. Grandchildren, Colin & Megan Reilly, James Foy, Taylor, Emily & Grace Weiss. His nieces & nephews, Charles, Jim & Frank Leonhardt, Christine Kim & Mary Allegretta, Kristen DiChippari & Anelise Tubinis.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 10, 2014 from 4-8pm at the Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. A Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 9:30 am at St. Marks RC Church in Sea Girt. Entombment will follow at St. Catharine Cemetery in Wall.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Childrens Hospital OR St. Marks Social Concerns Committee.

For more information or to post a tribute, please visit www.neary-quinnfuneralhome.com



Published in Asbury Park Press from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2014
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