Francis P. Reilly, 68, of North Brayton Rd., Tiverton, RI, a union master plumber since 1968, died Wednesday at St. Anne’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Dias) Reilly.
Born in Fall River, MA, he was son of the late Francis P. and Georgiana (Correia) Reilly; he lived in Tiverton since 1971 and was a member of St. Theresa Church. Mr. Reilly was a former Little League baseball coach for Bayside Little League for 24 years.
Mr. Reilly was a master plumber out of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 51. He completed his UA Instructor Training Program in 1989 at Purdue University and from 1983-2011 was a plumbing instructor for the union.. From 2008-to present he taught licensed plumbers for the IAPMO Organization. He served as Plumbing and Gas Inspector-Code Enforcement for the City of Fall River from 2005-2013.
He is survived by a daughter, Jena Reilly of Somerset, MA; a brother-in-law, Peter Dias of Bonita Springs, FL; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lorraine Raposa.
His funeral will be held Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. from the OLIVEIRA FUNERAL HOME, 2064 South Main St., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Theresa Church, Stafford Rd., Tiverton. Committal prayers and interment in Pocasset Hill Cemetery, Tiverton. Calling hours Monday 5-8 p.m.