10th March 2023, peacefully in her 104th year, in the care of her loving family, at her residence 49 Deramore Park South, Belfast.
Joan, formerly of The Surgery, Maguiresbridge. A much loved wife of the late Dr. Cormac Reilly, and a devoted mother of Professor Phillip (Isobel), Cormac (Mary), Monsignor Peter O’Reilly (P.P Enniskillen), Siobhán (Liam McCartney) and Gráinne (Dr. Michael Smyth). Also a very special Grandmother of Hugh, Elizabeth; Ellen, Patrick (Rest in Peace), Catherine, John; Aisling, Róisín and Cormac.
And a very dear great grandmother of Felix: Erin, Cillian, Rory; Finn; Kini, Joni, Talei; Sylvie and Ruby. And a dear sister of the late Jack, Peggy, Michael and Bonnie.
Family home private please.
For anyone wishing to pay their respects, Joan will be arriving at St Brigid’s Church, Derryvolgie, Belfast on Sunday at 4.00pm.
Funeral mass will take place on Monday in the above church at 12 noon, followed by interment in St Mary’s Cemetery, Maguiresbridge at approximately 3.30pm. (Please note the cortege will be turning in at the main entrance to Maguiresbridge from the Belfast Road, crossing the bridge and turning left to arrive at the cemetery.)
Joan will be always lovingly remembered and very sadly missed by all her loving family and family circle.
“Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, free at last.”