Welcome to the memorial page for

Kerry Louise (Ganly) Reilly

December 9, 2015 ~ December 9, 2015

Kerry Louise Reilly, 78, died after a brief illness on December 9, 2015 in Hingham, MA. Kerry was born on June 3, 1937 in New York City to Raymond and Anne Louise Ganly.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Marymount College in New York.  In 1959, she married Robert E. Reilly and they raised 5 children.  In her children’s formative years, she was a loving mother and homemaker. Her gregarious personality and friendly smile were later welcomed at The Whiton House Restaurant for 17 years.  She will be remembered for her love of fashion, passion for reading and contagious laugh. 


Loving mother of Deirdre R. Prescott and husband Paul of Cohasset, Robert J. Reilly and wife Nicole of Hingham, Megan Orleman and husband Carl of Norwell, Maura Reilly of Brooklyn, NY and Caitlin Reilly-Face and husband Kyle of Braintree, MA.  She is survived by her sisters Sharon Ganly of New City, NY, Sheila Vanderline of Punta Gorda, FL, and her brother Killian Ganly of New York City.


Adoring grandmother of 11 wonderful grandchildren who she was most proud of: Sarah Orleman, Caroline Prescott, Courtney Reilly, Lauren Orleman, Liam Prescott, Garrett Reilly, Colin Orleman, Ryan Reilly, Michaela Reilly, Conor Reilly and Kelley Reilly-Face.


A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 9:00 at St. Paul’s Church, 147 North Street, Hingham, MA.  The visiting hours will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 3-7 pm at the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral home, 160 South Main Street (across from St. Anthony’s Church), Cohasset, MA.  In lieu of flowers, donations to honor Kerry may be made to the Greater Boston Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association at www.sciboston.com or 617-952-5643. 

 Service Information

December 11, 2015

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Funeral Mass
December 12, 2015

9:00 AM
St. Paul's
147 North St
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043

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