Philip J. Reilly Jr.
September 07, 1934 - October 15, 2017
Retired Massachusetts State Police Lieutenant and Attorney
South Carolina – Philip J. Reilly, Jr. age 83, passed away surrounded by the comfort of his loving family on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Grand Strand Healthcare Facility in South Carolina. He was the son of the late Philip J. and M. Lillian (Curry) Reilly.
Philip was born on September 7, 1934 in Newton. He was a graduate of Northeastern University and received his law degree from Suffolk University. He was a retired Massachusetts State Police Lieutenant and an attorney. He married his wife Elizabeth (Dolley) on June 18, 1966 in Jamaica Plain.
Philip was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling. He also ran the Boston Marathon. Philip most enjoyed spending time with his family.
Devoted husband of Elizabeth (Dolley) Reilly. Loving father of John and his wife Lisa Reilly of Foxborough, Jody Reilly of Sagamore Beach, Neal and his wife Martha Reilly of North Attleboro and Jason and his wife Courtney Reilly of Franklin. Beloved grandfather of Colleen, Allison, Thomas, Emily, Hayden, Matthew, Meghan and Shea.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, October 22 from 1 to 4 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM on Monday at St. Mary’s Church, 58 Carpenter Street, Foxborough. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To light a special candle in Philip’s memory please visit the funeral home web site at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers donations in Philip's memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.
Visitation: Roberts and Sons Funeral Home
Service: St. Mary's Church, Foxboro