Elizabeth Jane Walsh


Elizabeth (Betty) Walsh died peacefully Thursday morning, December 14, 2017 at home.  She would have celebrated her 89th birthday on December 29th.  Born in Scranton, PA, daughter of the late Leo and Mary Meehan Reilly.  She graduated from Holy Rosary High School in Scranton class of 1946. Along with Ray, her husband of 60 years, she moved to Randolph in 1952. She was a communicant of St Matthews Church in Randolph, NJ. She was a member of The Women of Faith at St Matthews.  She belonged to the Randolph Senior Club, and was a member and past president of the Ironia Ladies Auxiliary with 52 years of service.  She worked 23 years for the Randolph school system.  Betty attended Cornerstone Day Center where she enjoyed activities and sharing good times with everyone she met. Betty was a loving mother and grandmother.  Her passion was spending time with her family and many friends.  She will be deeply missed.

Surviving are three daughters and their husbands, Terry and Joe Rampone of Randolph, Colleen and Gary Leonhardt of Randolph and Mary and Scott Rosenbaum of Long Valley, 12 grandchildren- Joey, Brian, Megan and her husband Brian Koll, Danny, Shannon and her husband Joe Mihalick, Kevin, Mark, Michael, Emily, Patrick, Jake and Nick and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Raymond, son Thomas, two brothers James and Joseph Reilly, and two sisters Marie Greenwood and Ann Reilly.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Matthew the Apostle Parish at 11 am on Tuesday December 19, 2017,  335 Dover Chester Road, Randolph (973-584-1101). Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester. Friends and Family may visit Monday, December 18, 2017 from 4:00PM – 8:00PM at the Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph (Tuttlefh.com).  In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her name to St Judes Children’s Hospital or Cornerstone Day Center Morristown, NJ.