September 4, 1923 ~ April 22, 2010
Greece: Thursday, April 22, 2010. Predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, (Mildred) Jo Reidy; wife of 1 year, Wilma Gallagher. James was born in Watertown, NY and a lifelong resident of Syracuse. He is survived by his 7 children, James (Linda) Reidy, Kevin (Margie) Reidy, Colleen Reidy, Timothy (Carol) Reidy, Kathleen Reidy, Sharon (David) Toth, Mary Beth Reidy; 10 grandchildren, Tim (Adrien) Reidy, Kristen (Juan) Reyes, Claire Reidy, Kevin Reidy, Patrick (Megan) Reidy, Nora Reidy, Katie Reidy, David Toth, Sarah Toth & Erin Reidy; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, William (Betty) Reidy & Michael Reidy; several nieces, nephews and cousins. James was a proud Army veteran of World War II. He attended daily Mass and loved spending time with his family. He volunteered at Unity Acres, food shelters and the VA Hospital.
Friends may call Monday 5-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 11:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Osman Hope Inc, PO Box 1327, Brighton, MI 48166 in his memory.