Josephine B. “Jane” (Walters) Reilly, 90, of West Norriton, PA passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Jane was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Anthony Reilly, and her daughter, Jane Margaret Collilouri. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 3, 1931, the daughter of the late Charles and the late Margaret (Frost) Walters. Josephine has lived in West Norriton since 1953, formerly of South Philadelphia. She graduated from Hallahan High School class of 1949. And married August 29, 1953. She was a founding member of Visitation BVM RC Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild, where she served as President and Vice President, Jan was also a Eucharistic Minister and Usher. She retired at age 80 after 30 years of service to the parish. Other occupations included working at Sacred Heart Hospital, Montgomery County Intermediate Unit and the Bell Telephone Company. Jane enjoyed traveling the world, dining out, movies, reading and spending time with her family. She was the mother of 8 Children, sons Joseph Reilly of York Springs, Michael Reilly of Morgantown and James (Nancy) Reilly of Gilberstville. Daughters; Elizabeth Anne (& the late Dean) Roth of Elkins Park, Kathleen (& Shaun) Kelly of West Norriton, Margaret (& Robert) DiTrolio of Glen Mills, Daughter Frances Anne (& James) Carbo of East Norriton. Jane is survived by her sister Margaret Kelly of Morgantown. She is also survived by her 22 Grandchildren as well as her 15 Great Grandchildren Her Funeral Mass will be held on Monday October 18, 2021 at 11 AM from Visitation B.V.M. RC Church, 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown, Pa 19403. Fr. William Kelly will officiate. There will be a viewing on Monday Morning from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the upper church. Interment will take place in St. Patrick Cemetery, East Norriton, PA. Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory to Overbrook School For The Blind - 6333 Malvern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 East Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA, (610) 277-1600. www.msrfh.com
Published by The Times Herald from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2021.