Eleanore V. (Sklarz) Reilly
Eleanore V. (Sklarz)
Reilly, 87, of Appleton Park, Ipswich, died Saturday, October 31, 2020 in
the Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers following a brief illness. She was the
loving wife of the late Joseph W. Reilly who passed in July of 2013.
Born in Ipswich on
August 10, 1933, Eleanore was the daughter of the late Alexander and
Pauline (Sucharski) Sklarz.
Raised in Ipswich she was a 1951 graduate of Ipswich High School. Married
at the former Sacred Heart Church in 1951 the Reillys soon made their home
on Mineral Street later residing for the past forty years at Appleton
Park. She was employed as a secretary at Sylvania in Ipswich for over
twenty years then Sylvania in Danvers for another twenty years, retiring
An avid sports fan,
together she and Joe enjoyed the Red Sox and Celtics and held Patriot
season tickets for over twenty-five years.
Eleanore will be
lovingly remembered as a devoted aunt and very favorite to her many
nephews and nieces.
She is survived by
her three brothers, Edward Sklarz and his wife Janet of Ipswich, David
Sklarz and his wife Lisa of Newport, RI, Joseph Sklarz and his wife Candy
of Ipswich; three sisters, Carol Ann Collum of Ipswich, Alexandra “Sandy”
Bayley and her husband Don of Cary, NC, Nancy Lavoie of Ipswich; many
nephews; nieces; grand nephews and grand-nieces. She was the sister of the
late Barbara Martel and Cynthia Lemieux both of Ipswich.
A Funeral Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am Thursday, November 5 at Our Lady
of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich followed by interment in the
Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed and are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home
of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Ipswich
Humane Group, PO Box 873, Ipswich, MA 01938.
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