Joseph J. Reilley, 81, of The Villages, passed away July 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his wife and family. Joseph was born March 19, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John E. and Elizabeth (Mauthe) Reilley. John met the love of his life, Barbara Crosby and they married on January 1, 1961 in Philadelphia that lasted 58 years. Joseph and Barbara moved to The Villages in 2005 from Blackwood, New Jersey.
Joseph received his BS in Information Technology and word in IT for public utilities until he retired. Joseph loved to golf, he liked to read and play cards. He would often play Pinochle during his lunch hour at work. When he could, he would love to set on the beach and spend time looking out over the ocean.
Joseph is survived by his wife Barbara, son Michael and wife Beverly of Virginia, son Timothy and wife Susan of New Jersey, son Patrick and wife Bridgett of New Jersey, son Matthew and wife Barbara of New Jersey, seven grandchildren Kristina, Kyle (who is in the Air Force), Colin, Michelle, Benjamin, Julia, Lindsay and sister Elizabeth Reilley of The Villages.
A memorial mass will be held on Friday August 2, 2019 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Summerfield with a private family inurnment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cornerstone Hospice or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.