Patricia O’Reilly, 69, of Stroudsburg died Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg. She was the loving wife of Peter “Tony” O’Reilly with whom she shared 47 wonderful years of marriage.
Born in Jackson Heights, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Fahy) Collins.
Patricia worked for Con Edison in New York City for 31 years. In retirement, she lived a life of service to her faith and her community as co-owner of Mollie’s Restaurant and a member of Jacob Stroud for the Betterment of the Town of Stroudsburg. She was an active member of the Church of St. Luke where she assisted with the monthly senior luncheons and Crafters Group. Patricia was a leader in Cursillo and co-chair of the Women’s Conference of the Diocese of Scranton. She had a big heart and a generous spirit. You could be sure to see her smiling face at any of her grandchildren’s school activities and events. Patricia will truly be missed by all who were blessed to know her.
Along with her husband, Patricia is survived by her daughter, Tara Horan and her husband, Christy, of Stroudsburg; son Sean O’Reilly and his wife, Melanie, of County Sligo, Ireland; grandchildren Michael and Thomas Horan, Simone and Finn O’Reilly; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brothers John and Jimmy Collins.
There will be a viewing on Monday, April 18 from 1 – 3 pm and from 5 – 8 pm at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home, Inc, 23 N. 9th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. Reverend Father Michael Quinnan will celebrate a mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 am at the Church of St. Luke, 818 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. Burial will follow at Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg.