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John Reilly

1925 ~ 2020 (age 94)


John Reilly, of Woodstock, died on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Born in the Bronx, he was the son of the late Charles and Helen (Grace) Reilly

John was a graduate of Harren High School in Mahattan, and a graduate of the City College of New York where he received his degree in Electrical Engineering.  John was employed by I.B.M. of Kingston as an Senior Engineer for 32 year until his retirement.  John was a proud Veteran of the United States Army serving in the European Theater during WWII.  He was an avid skier, who also enjoyed Tennis, Chess and above all Reading.

John is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Miriam (Levintan) Reilly, whom he married on May 25, 1968 in Saugerties. A daughter Lynn Reilly of Arizona, three sons, Wayne Freer and his wife Li, of Bartlett, IL, Barry Freer of Chula Vista, CA, Keith Freer of Sturgis, SD, his sister Delores Messina of Port Washington, NY. Several Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

John was predeceased by his son Glenn Freer.



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