Michael ‘Mike’ Reilley
Michael “Mike” Reilley, 49 passed away suddenly on Thursday May 17, 2018 at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Newport News, VA. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio to JoAnn and Charles Reilley and settled in Gloucester, VA after retiring from the US Coast Guard in 2006. He was preceded in death by his father Charles Reilley and brothers Sean, Patrick and Charles Jr.
Michael was a loving, kind, and gentle man. He saw good in everyone and everything. He lived life with Christ at the center of it. He adored his family and loved others with true passion. He had a wonderful sense of humor and brought joy and laughter to those around him.
Michael lived a wonderful life, retiring from the US Coast Guard in 2006. He received many accomplishments when in the service such as the U.S. Coast Guard Achievement Medal, Transportation 911 ribbon, Letters of Commendation and Good Conduct Awards. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration through Averett University in 2005 and his Masters in Education through Strayer University 2010. After military retirement he worked in Instructional Systems Design. He was also an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church teaching Christ and his love through RCIA program. He volunteered for his son Joshua’s school and enjoyed being a friend to others he worked with and served.
Michael is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart of 30 years Constance “Connie” also of Youngstown; two sons Dillon and Joshua, daughter Ashley Young and her husband Brandon; his mother JoAnn Reilley, sister Cindy Dominic and her husband Nick, brothers Tim and Jeff and his wife Lucy; as well as many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and his beloved pets.
Memorial services will be held at Amory Funeral Home, 410 Grafton Dr., Yorktown, VA on May 22nd at 6pm. Mass services the following day on May 23rd at 5pm.at St. Joan of Arc Church, 315 Harris Grove Lane Yorktown, VA 23692.