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Avis M. Reilly

March 22, 2012

Avis M. Reilly

WESTERLY- Avis M. (Shea) Reilly, 90, of Chestnut St., Westerly, passed away at Apple Rehab The Clipper on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. She was the wife of the late John McGunagle and the late Thomas E. Reilly, III.
Born in Cumberland, RI, she was a daughter of the late Edward J. and Millicent Shea.
Avis worked as an operator for Westerly Answering Service for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the St. Patrick's Mothers' Club and a current member of both the Hope Valley Senior Women's Club and the Westerly Senior Center.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Bridge and her husband William, of Ashaway; a sister, Elizabeth Crowther of Chepachet, RI and many nieces and nephews. Avis was predeceased by a son, Thomas E. Reilly, IV; two sisters, Millicent McCartney and Edna Petta and five brothers Frederick, Edmund, Edward, Harry and James Shea.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 10-11:30am in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly, RI. A funeral service will follow at 11:30am in the funeral home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Westerly Senior Center in her memory. For online condolences, please go to www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com

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