Maurice S. Reilly

Maurice S. Reilly of Lancaster, PA passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012.

Maurice was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 6, 1933. Raised on Long Island, New York, he is a graduate of Chaminade High School and attended the University of Dayton in Ohio until his enlistment in the U. S. Army where he served from 1953 until 1955.

After his discharge from the Army he began his long career in the marine industry working for Trojan Boats, Chris Craft and others as both a National and International Sales Representative.  During his forty year career he traveled extensively through Europe and the Far East.

Maurice retired in 1998 and returned to college to complete his Bachelor of Science Degree at Millersville University.  He also volunteered his time at various Lancaster organizations and served on the Board of the Lancaster Foundation.

He was married to Susan Evans for 46 years until her death in 2006.  He is survived by their sons , Shawn of Lancaster, PA and Paul of Redding, PA , his wife, Cynthia,  a sister, Patricia Skinner of Washington, DC and 13 nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Reilly.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11AM on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 E. Delp Road, Lancaster, PA with Msgr. Richard A. Youtz as Celebrant. A viewing will be from 6-8PM on Wednesday from the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. Interment in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. John Neumann Religious Education Center Building Fund at 601 E. Delp Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100  

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Shawn, I’m so sorry to hear about your Father’s passing.He is in a better place and with your Mom now.They’ll be watching over you and your brother Paul. You have a heart and mind full of memories cherish them always.This is a new Chapter in your life "Make It Count." Your friend from Mont.County,


To Shawn,

I am so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed taking care of your dad before he went back into the hospital. He was a great man. I will miss him. Take care of yourself! You did a good job helping him out before he went in to the hospital. I wish you well.

Marcia Cristini RN
Gentiva Home Health

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