Active First Baptist Church Member Bryan S. Reilly, age 57, a resident of Tewksbury for 24 years, formerly of Framingham, passed away at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on Saturday, November 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Maresa (Stok) Reilly, with whom he celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on May 24, 2013. Born in Framingham on December 22, 1955, he was the son of Carolyn (Madden) Reilly, who survives him, of Framingham and the late Thomas W. Reilly, Jr. Bryan was raised in Framingham, attended Framingham schools and graduated from Framingham South High School in 1974 and served in the U.S. Air Force beginning in November. He later attended Mass Bay Community College and Framingham State College. Bryan was employed for the past 14 years as a Personnel Recruiter by Boylston Search Associates in Boston. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Tewksbury, where he served on numerous boards and committees. He enjoyed skiing and was an instructor and member of the P.S.I.A. (Professional Ski Instructors of America), a runner, having run the Boston Marathon. He also participated in triathlons, enjoyed hiking, biking and mountain climbing. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two children, Nicole A. and Bryan T. Reilly of Tewksbury; three brothers, Thomas W. "Jay" Reilly and his wife Joan of Milford, Eric L. Reilly and his wife Karen of Marlboro and Alan C. Reilly and his wife Pamela of Upton; his mother-in-law, Susan T. Machnik of Billerica; his brother-in-law , Rufus Stok and his wife Audrey of Cape Cod. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. Calling Hours: Thurs., Nov. 7, from 4-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. www.farmeranddee.com. Memorial Service: Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1500 Andover St., Rte. 133, Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bryan's memory may be made to the First Baptist Church, 1500 Andover St., Tewksbury, MA 01876 or to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Dr. David Reardon, 10 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.
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Published in The Tewksbury Advocate from Nov. 5 to Nov. 12, 2013