Obituary for Robert Reilly
Robert A. Reilly, age 82 went to be with the Lord, on Wednesday May 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Philadelphia and was a lifelong resident of Bensalem. He was a Bensalem High School Graduate, Class of 1952 and a life member of the Bensalem Alumni Association. He was employed as an Assistant Superintendent of Highways for Middletown Township and retired in 1999 after 10 years of service. Being very active in his community, he was a past member of the Kiwanis Club and the Knights of Columbus. He was a former member of the Nottingham Fire Police. Bob was a Bensalem Republican Committeeman for 25 years. Member of the Bucks County Republican Executive Committee. He was also chairman of the Bensalem Republican Club. Member of the Bensalem Planning Commission and served as chairman for several terms. He was a doting grandfather and a great pop-Pop. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 63 years, Barbara G. Reilly (nee Gregors), and he was the devoted father of Linda R. Quinn (Bill) and Steven R. Reilly. Brother of Joan Tanner (Norman). Brother-in-law of Charles Werneth. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Kathy Quinn (Serge Barron), Sean Quinn (fiancé Kaitlynn Riley), Jessica Quinn and Joseph Quinn and 2 great grandchildren, Vincent and Amelia and many nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Francis Reilly, and his sisters, Dolores Boyce and Rita Werneth. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Monday eve from 7 to 9 pm at the Tomlinson Funeral Home, 2207 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020, on Tuesday from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at St Ephrem R. C. Church, 5400 Hulmeville Rd., Bensalem, PA 19020 followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Rite of committal Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem.