Margaret "Peg" Reilly


Margaret “Peg” Reilly, 86, of Sugar Loaf, NY (formerly Haverstraw) passed with peace and grace on December 23rd, 2017 with her family at her side. 

She was a secretary at St. Stephen’s Church in Warwick and, prior, at St. Peter’s Church in Haverstraw. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Jack, in 2006; she will be lovingly remembered by son, Jay Reilly and wife, Susana of Stony Point; four daughters, Maggie Kraft of Nyack, Cathi Bachman and husband, Fred of Southampton, Mary Brightbill of Sugar Loaf and Tricia Reilly-Matthews and husband, Jon of Tomkins Cove.  She will also be forever remembered by her 11 grandchildren, Tara, Sean, Freddie, Kristin, Leo, Krista, Bridget, Amy, Jimmy, Timothy and Christopher; 5 great-grandchildren; and by her sister, Bridget. Peg was predeceased by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

 “Peg was a gentle woman who deeply loved her husband, her family, friends, animals and God above all.  She had a passion for decorating, could sew most anything, crocheted beautiful baby blankets and sweaters, baked the best cookies on earth, and loved shopping for bargains.  She leaves us rich in memories.” 

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27th, at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at  10 am., on Thursday, December 28th, at St. Stephen’s RC Church. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Haverstraw. 

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