Elizabeth Ann (O'Reilly) Musello, age 96, passed away at home on February 27, after a brief illness. Elizabeth was born on May 9, 1924 in Manhattan, New York to John O'Reilly and Mary Catherine McAleese, from County Cavan and Belfast, Ireland. John owned pubs in Manhattan and the Queens Beach Hotel in Rockaway Beach where the family summered. She is predeceased by nine brothers and sisters. She was married for over 50 years to Christopher Musello (deceased June 16, 2002) and had four children: Catherine Candida Cantalupo (deceased August 19,1983); Christine Musello (married to Robert Smith) of Groton, Mass, Christopher Musello (married to Kate Moffitt) of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Damian Musello, of Westford, Mass; three grandchildren: Nicholas Brown (married to Julie Tinari) of Brooklyn, New York; Damian Musello of Boulder, Colorado, Rita Musello Kelliher of Brooklyn, New York, and one great-grandchild, Theo Brown. For over 20 years Elizabeth volunteered at Emerson Hospital as reception greeter and gift shop attendant.
There will be a Celebration of Life on May 22. In lieu of cards please contribute to the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital.