Born in Somerville on Sept. 26, 1948, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Alyce (Hamilton) Bain.
Mrs. Reilly was a graduate of Somerville High School, Boston State College and had received her master’s degree in Education from Leslie College. She had taught elementary school in the Somerville Public School System. Mrs. Reilly had been a Wakefield resident since 1983.
She is survived by her husband John E. “Jack” Reilly; her daughter Colleen B. Saengvanich and her husband Christopher of Tewksbury, and her grandson Luke Saengvanich. She was the sister of William Bain and his late wife Lisa and Joanne Giroux and also Richard Barry, all of Saugus. Mrs. Reilly is also survived by many nieces and nephews and friends.
Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the First Baptist Church, 8 Lafayette St., Wakefield on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Wakefield.