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Mary A. (Mullen) Reilly

April 21, 1927 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 93)


Mary A. Reilly, 93, of Coatesville died Friday, March 12, 2021 at her home.

She was the wife of Eugene F. Reilly, who preceded her in death in 1996.

Born in York, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd A. and Agnes Lawrence Mullen.

She graduated from Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown receiving her degree as a Registered Nurse in 1948.  Following marriage, she was employed by the Coatesville Hospital, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Dr. Latoff Family Practice, Coatesville and later at Saint John Vianney Center, Downingtown.

Mary was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church and the former St. Cecilia Church for 65 years and having served as an organist at both churches.

Devotion to her family and the church were her priorities.  Her love of playing organ music was a hobby as well as crocheting and giving afghans to her grandchildren brought her much joy!

She is survived by a son, Michael F. Reilly; a daughter, Anna C. Holod; five grandchildren, Joseph M. Holod, Michael F. Reilly, Jr., Lisa E. Reilly Holt, Kari A. Gantz and Brian P. Reilly and five great grandchildren.

She is also survived by a brother, Francis J. Mullen; and five sisters, Louise Schneider, Rita Sagedy, Catherine Livelsberger, Helena Angle, and Sr. Rosemarie Mullen, MSC.  She was preceded in death by a son, Patrick J. Reilly; a brother, Lloyd A. Mullen, Jr., and two sisters, Sr. Agnes Anthony Mullen, SSJ and Sr. Regina Mullen, Carmalite Order.

Funeral services will be private.

Interment will be in St. Cecilia Cemetery, Coatesville.

In her memory, contributions may be made to National Breast Cancer, P. O. Box 678572, Dallas, TX 75267-8572,

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