James O'Reilly

Obituary of James O'Reilly

James O'Reilly, of Maywood, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at the age of 88 years. Prior to retiring, he was an Insurance agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Queens, NY. He was a member of the Bergen Irish Association of Dumont and the St. Joseph's Gaelic Football Club of Bogota. He was a faithful parishioner at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church of Maywood. Beloved husband for 63 years to Peg. M. (nee Burke) O'Reilly. Devoted father of Beatrice Ruane and her husband Michael of Maywood, Patricia Colombo and her husband Mark of Paramus, Michael O'Reilly and his wife Roseann of Northvale, and Margie Freeman and her husband Thomas of Maywood. Cherished grandfather of Michael, James and his wife Amanda, Sean and his wife Molly, Mairead, Michael Joseph and his wife Melinda, Shaina, Michael John, Sharon Rose, John, Tommy and Kayla. Adored great grandfather of Abigail and Michael J. Dearest brother of the late Edward Reilly and Gerry Reilly and Oliver Reilly. The funeral on Monday, January 4th, at 9:45 AM. from the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 400 Maywood, Avenue, Maywood, with entombment following at Garden of Memories in Washington Township. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 - 6 PM. The family prefers that you honor his memory with a memorial donation to either St. Patrick Fathers, 70 Edgewater Road, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 39810-9959.

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, January 3, 2021
G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service
397 Union Street
Hackensack, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Monday, January 4, 2021
Garden of Memories
Pascack Road
Washington Twp, New Jersey, United States


11:00 am
Monday, January 4, 2021
Our Lady Queen of Peace Church
400 Maywood Avenue
Maywood, New Jersey, United States
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