Kathleen (Kate) Reilly, October 8, 2021. Born and raised in California and long-time resident of Pleasant Hill. Preceded in death by her husband James (Jim) in 1998 and her brother Richard in 2019.
Kate is survived by daughters Maryanne Reilly-Spong (Rick), Lynn Reilly, Karen Reilly (John Becker), son Matthew Reilly, granddaughter Shannon Reilly Spong, brothers Don Krieger, sister-in-law Stella, Mike (Barbara) Krieger, and many nephews and nieces.
She was a parishioner of Christ the King Church for over forty-five years, past member of the Contra Costa Rose Society and the Pleasant Hill Garden Study Club. She retired from Diablo Valley College in 2008.
Preferred charities include St. Vincent DePaul Society (c/o Christ the King Church), Contra Costa/Solano Food Bank and the Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund (KennedyKing.org).
Friends are invited to attend a rosary at Oak Park Hills Chapel, 3111 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, CA 94597 on Wednesday at 2 PM.
Funeral Mass at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Lafayette at 11:30am, Thursday October 14.
To send sympathy gifts to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kathleen (Kate) Reilly, please visit our tribute store.