James A. Reilly (1935 - 2016)

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  • "Dear Mary Jo and family, We are saddened to read about Jim..."
    - Pinky and Chuck Peterson
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James A. Reilly, age 81, of Glasshurst Road, Brockport, Pa., died on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at his residence.
Born on Feb. 12, 1935, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late James L. and Mildred Reitz Reilly.
He was married on April 10, 1959, to Judith L. Huffman and she preceded him in death on July 7, 1977. On Nov. 11, 1977, he then married Alice Jean Huffman Pusl; she died on Feb. 21, 2016.
Retired, Jim had been employed at St. Marys Carbon for 41 years, and at his retirement he was serving as a supervisor.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps peacetime veteran.
One of his favorite things to do was going out to eat. He also enjoyed traveling. Jim and Jean spent 17 winters hibernating in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jim is survived by four daughters: Lori (Jeff) Himes of Brockway, Patty Murray of DuBois, Beverly Reilly of Brockway, Mary Jo (Dan) Meredith, also of Brockway; one son, Kevin Reilly of South Carolina; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Reilly Parsons of Ridgway; 10 grandchildren: Ryan Meredith, Judy Perrin, Aaron Meredith, Renee Schwartz, Lisa Vivian, Amy Murray, Bryan Delio, Jeffrey Himes, Nicole Thorwart and Robert Delio. He is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wives he is also preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy Reilly, Michael Pusl, David Pusl; two sisters, Mary Welsh, Anna Mae Himes; a brother, John Robert "Bones" Reilly; an infant brother, Thomas Reilly and a half brother, Charles Swauger.
As per Jim's wishes, all services will be private. Burial will be in the Beechtree Cemetery at Brockway.
Memorial donations may be made to Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice, 100 Hospital Avenue DuBois, PA 15801 or Brockway Ambulance, P.O. Box 222 Brockway, PA 15824.
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
Published in The Courier Express on June 28, 2016
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