Keith Allen REILLY

REILLY, Keith Allen - Born in Ochre River, Manitoba residing in Barrie, ON and on Six Mile Lake, passed peacefully, surrounded by family on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Sunnybrook Hospital, after a long illness, fought bravely and with dignity. He will be greatly missed by his high school sweetheart and beloved wife of 52 years, Rosemary. His children Lisa (Learco) and Chris (Tammy) along with his beloved grandchildren, Matthew, Brianna, (Natasha), Anna and Laurie, who will always cherish the memories of their Pappa. A retired school teacher of 35 years, carnival games entrepreneur, red cross volunteer, as well as distinguished member of the curling community as a player, instructor, coach and official. Proud member of the 1967 Brier winning team from Ontario and Coach of the 1990 Scott Tournament of Hearts Championship Team. Celebration of Life to be held at Bayview Golf and Country Club - 25 Fairway Heights Dr., Thornhill, ON L3T 3X1, 905-889-4833, on Thursday, December 27th from 2 - 5 p.m. Our family would like to thank all of the health care practitioners who valiantly fought along side our father in his crusade against cancer. Special thanks to the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital, Doctor Gandhi and Doctor Phan for their sincere nature and efforts until the very end. In lieu of flowers, we request donations be made to the Melanoma Network of Canada.


Published in the Toronto Star from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2012