Mary B. (Liston) Reilly

Mary B. (Liston) Reilly, 78, of South Salem, passed away at home on Friday, September 23, 2016. She was the loving wife of James “Jim” Reilly.

Mrs. Reilly was born on December 14, 1938 in New York City; a daughter of the late John and Molly (Roche) Liston. A graduate of Hunter College, she received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics, following which she worked with medical research physicians at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. She later was employed as a computer programmer with Stolt-Nielsen Shipping Company. A resident of South Salem for the past 30 years; Mrs. Reilly was a parishioner of St. Mary Church of Ridgefield and a member of Tiara, the Irish Genealogical Group of Boston, Mass. She was a long time member of the American Yacht Club in Rye, New York, where she was crew and navigator on the family sailboat Ring Of Kerry.

Mrs. Reilly is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jim and their four children: Kevin O’Reilly and his wife, Nancy; John L. Reilly and his wife, Stephanie; Siobhan Reilly and her husband, Richard Hulit and Maura Orio and her husband, Peter. In addition to her children and their spouses; Mrs. Reilly is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Lauren, James, Molly, Hannah, Cara, Jack, Conor, Eamon, Peter, Kelly and Brian as well as a brother, Thomas Liston and two sisters, Nora Clarkin and Barbara Fitzgerald.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:15 AM at St. Mary Church; 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery; 110 North Street, Ridgefield. Friends will be received on Monday, September 26, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield.

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