SOUTH RIVER - THOMAS F. O'REILLY JR. passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at his home. He was 89.
Born in Hoboken, he resided there before relocating to South River 60 years ago.
He was an U.S. Marines veteran, having served in the Korean War.
He was a machinist for the American Can Company in Hoboken for 32 years, and worked in security at Union Carbide until retiring at age 62. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Constance (Wolf); son, Wayne Thomas and his wife, Melany, of Morganville; daughter, Kerry Lynn Hogan and her husband, Ben, of Manalapan; brother, Eugene and his wife, Jane, of Neptune; brother-in-law, Edward Wolf of Chadwick Beach, three grandchildren, Kelsey and Brooke Hogan and Mackenzie O'Reilly, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 11:00 am, at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, with interment to follow at Ocean View Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.
Family and friends may visit on Wednesday, February 12th, from 4:00 to 9:00 pm, at the funeral home. For directions, please visit our "Services" page.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial & Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org)
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