Kathleen R. Reilly 5/9/52 - 10/29/20
Kathleen R. Reilly, “Kathy”, a long time resident of Yardley, PA passed away peacefully on October 29, 2020. Kathy was born in Trenton, NJ on May 9, 1952 to Robert and Rita (McCue) Reilly. She attended Notre Dame High School, obtained a B.S. from Trenton State College in Special Education as a Teacher of the Handicapped, a Masters in Special Education, and post-masters certification as a Learning Disability/Teacher Consultant.
Kathy worked as a Special Education teacher for over 30 years, and spent over 40 years in the education field. The vast majority of her career she worked in Hamilton Township School District, with her last decade spent as a Learning Consultant on various child study teams. Kathy loved working in the education field and continued working part-time even through her retirement.
Kathy is survived by her children, Elizabeth (Mark) Colavita, Laura (Rich) Mathabel, and James A. Gloner, Jr; grandchildren, Luca and Lydia Colavita; step grandchildren Nole and Lexi Mathabel; brother, Robert Reilly; sister-in-law Donna Reilly; and is predeceased by her brother Charles Reilly and her parents Robert and Rita (McCue) Reilly.
Kathy was passionate about spending time with family and friends, was an avid animal lover, and especially loved horses. She passed her love of riding onto her grandkids, Luca and Lydia, who will continue to ride, following in her footsteps. She will be dearly missed.
Memorial services will be held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Wednesday November 4, 2020. All friends and family are invited to attend. The Visitation will be at 10am, followed by an 11am Mass.
St. Ignatius Catholic Church
999 Reading Ave
Yardley, PA 19067
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