Edward J. Reilly, 74, Lawrence, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1993, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. No services are planned.
Mr. Reilly was born May 18, 1919, in New York City, the son of Thomas J. and Mary Creane Reilly.
He grew up in New York and graduated from high school there. He moved to Lawrence in 1969 and had worked as a clerk and maintenance man at Gibson's Discount Store until he retired.
Mr. Reilly was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as a postal clerk with a tank battalion in the Pacific..
Survivors include three brothers, Walter J. and Thomas E., both of Lawrence, and Lawrence, of Sayreville, N.J.; and a sister, Helen Verdini, of New York.