Obituary of Edward V. Reilly
Edward V. Reilly, 78, passed away February 8, 2023.
Ed was born and raised in Bronx NY. He graduated from St. Nicholas of Tolentine High School where he obtained the nickname “The Rock” or “Rockin Reilly”. He later was enlisted with the US Army and was stationed in Germany serving as a Sergeant in the Military Police. He worked for the Dock Builders, Union Local 1456 for 55 years, where he also took on the nickname of his own father, “Ratface.” Once Ed was back home, he went out to a local Bronx bar called Fords with friends when he met the love of his life, Carol. He was head over heels and could have married Carol the night he met her. Since the day he laid eyes on her, has been a devoted husband until his passing. They were married for over 52 years.
Visitation will be held Thursday February 16, 2023 from 3-5pm & 7-9pm. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church Friday February 17, 2023 at 10am. Cremation is held privately. In lieu of flowers if you wish to donate to help fight Pancreatic Cancer please donate here https://pancan.org/ or to any Animal Rescue Organization of your choice.
In Loving Memory
1944 - 2023
Respectfully serving families for generations
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