OBITUARY

Raymond James Reilly Sr.

28 October, 19294 October, 2021
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"His love for the water and activities around the water was contagious."

Raymond James Reilly of White Lake, passed away October 4, 2021 at 91 years of age.

Beloved husband of Irene for 66 years. Loving father of Raymond Reilly, Jr., Mary Kathryn (Dan) Skender, Tammy L. Reilly and Kevin Reilly. Proud grandfather of Craig (Melissa) Bark, Laura (Bryan) Yates, Mary (Joe) Peklay, Michael (Rebecca) Skender, Megan Reilly, Kevin Reilly, Vincent Reilly, Michael Reilly along with 12 great grandchildren. Brother and brother-in-law of John Russel (Donna) Reilly, James Leo (Jeanne) Reilly, Kay Tooey and the late Joan and Al Corsi.

Raymond was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Raymond John and Mary (nee Joyce) Reilly. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minor in accounting. Throughout his career, he was a purchasing agent and later retired as the Vice President of Technicolor.

Mr. Reilly was a US Army Veteran and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. He had a love for the water which included boating and fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his children and grandchildren, he will be very much missed by all.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9086 Hutchins in White Lake. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and Friday, October 8, 2021 from 1:00pm until 8:00pm at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road in White Lake. There will be a Rosary Service Friday evening at 7:00pm.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, 7 October , 2021

  • Visitation

    Friday, 8 October , 2021

  • Rosary Service

    Friday, 8 October , 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, 9 October , 2021

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Raymond James Reilly Sr.

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Kim Belles

9 October 2021

Dearest Irene & Family,
Having just heard of Rays passing, we are sending condolences and hugs across the miles. So many fond memories of our summer lunches and boat rides at the Reillys with our dear Capt. Ray. Please know our hearts are with you and your family, and may the beautiful memories you all share help to bring you peace.
Our sympathy ❤
Kim & Bob Belles

Kathleen Borg

7 October 2021

Ray was a remarkable human being. He was fun loving, kind, generous, intelligent, and a very special person beyond what words can really express. He will be truly missed but his memories will be carried on forever. We love you Ray and Irene Reilly and Family. Kathy and Joe Borg

Kathy Skender

7 October 2021

Craig Bark

7 October 2021

Kathy Skender

7 October 2021

Laura Yates

6 October 2021

Mary Peklay

6 October 2021

Laura Yates

6 October 2021

Mary Peklay

6 October 2021

Laura Yates

6 October 2021

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