John Reilly

Obituary of John J. Reilly

North Plainfield: Mr. John J. Reilly, 67, died Friday, January 23, 2004 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Born in Orange, he resided in Irvington before moving to North Plainfield in 1976. Mr. Reilly was the owner of Cargo Carriers of North Jersey in North Plainfield for 20 years. He served in the US Marines for 2 years. A communicant of St. Josephs R.C. Church in North Plainfield, he was a member of the B.P.O. Elks in Irvington. Surviving are his wife, Julia M. Zaffarese Reilly; two daughters, Dawn Reilly of Bloomfield and Brenda Green of North Plainfield; two sons, Joseph Reilly of Union and John Reilly of North Plainfield and three grandchildren, Jonathan Reilly, Nicole and Nina Green. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 30 at a time to be announced from the Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, followed by a funeral Mass at St. Josephs R.C. Church in North Plainfield and cremation at Somerset Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Basking Ridge. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Memorial donations to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Sarcoma Research Department, 1275 York Avenue, NY, NY 10021 would be appreciated.
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