REILLY, Dr. Douglass H.
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Passed away peacefully at home on May 2, 2013, at the age of 94. Beloved husband to the late Elaine Scott. Devoted father and father-in- law to Howard S. Reilly of Montreal, Keith and Joanne Reilly of Toronto, Irene and Sheldon Lanchbery of Deloraine, Manitoba. He will be missed by grandchildren Meagan, Gerald, Brooke, and Margot, and sister-in-law Rosemary Reilly. Dr. Reilly graduated from McGill with the class of 43 and joined the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. He served in Canada and overseas retiring with the rank of Captain. He returned to England for postgraduate studies for two years, obtaining the degrees of MRCP from both colleges in London and Edinburgh. On return to Canada, he opened a private medical practice in Montreal West and faithfully served the community as its primary physician. He also joined the staff of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he served as an internist for 46 years until the hospital closed. He was a respected member of his profession and the community of Montreal West. Funeral services were private.
Published in The Gazette from May 11 to May 14, 2013