Obituary of Nancy Reilly Zollo
Nancy E. Reilly Zollo, 72, of Belleville, NJ, died on December 1st, 2022 after a long illness. She was born on December 28, 1949 and raised in Jersey City. Nancy lived in Belleville for 35 years before moving to Brooklyn. After graduating from Jersey City State College, she enjoyed a long career as an elementary school teacher in Kearny and fondly recalled her many students. Nancy was quick to smile and loved to laugh. She delighted in Christmas, her midwives, and all things Celtic. Predeceased are her beloved husband Louis; parents John and Jean Reilly; brother John Reilly; sister-in-law, Patricia Taylor; and brother-in-law Dennis Goonan. Nancy is survived by her dear children, Kathryn Reilly Zollo and L. Michael Zollo, as well as sisters (Donna Reilly, Mary Spence, and Nora Reilly); sisters-in-law (Mary Beth Petronio, Nancy Annette Trotter, and Eileen Frost); and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Nazare Memorial Home, 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Wednesday, December 7th, 2022, at 7:30PM. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8PM. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s name may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601
In Loving Memory
Nancy Reilly Zollo
1949 - 2022
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.