James E. Reilly Sr., 78, formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 24th at Rosewood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Schuylkill Haven, Pa.
Born in Pottsville, Pa on April 30th, 1942, he was the son of the late Francis B. & Helen E. (Slane) Reilly.
Jim worked as an equipment operator for Barletta & Racho for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the United Mine Workers Association.
Besides his parents, Jim was preceded by his wife, Antoinette Reilly in 2015, and 1 brother, Francis Reilly.
Surviving are a son, James E. Reilly Jr. and his children, Brayden and Aryana, Daughters- Christine and husband Joseph Burns and their children, Cassidy Ann, Ethan, Reese, Jani, and Jasper, Kimberly and husband John Lecher and their children, Sarah and Evan. Also surviving are 1 sister, Helen Juba, and nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be private for immediate family only on Saturday, December 5th with Pastor Jack Murray officiating at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Minersville, Pa
Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah are entrusted with the arrangements.
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