Eugene P. O’Reilly, 84 of Neptune passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday April 4, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Eugene was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ. He was a graduate of Hoboken High School. After high school Eugene enlisted into the US Army and spent two years in Korea. After his military service Eugene began his 38 years career as a Hoboken Firefighter working in Engine Co. #4. Eugene was a communicant of Holy Innocents Church, Neptune and was an avid NY Yankees fan.
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Eugene is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Jane (nee Breen) O’Reilly of Neptune; a loving son and daughter-in-law John Thomas O’Reilly and his wife GiGi of East Rockaway, NY. He was the cherished grandfather of Max, Mariel and Gabe. Eugene is also survived by a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Anna O’Reilly and his 12 siblings.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. All services are private. Interment will be at Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept 142. Memphis, TN 38101. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.