Michael “Mike” Kevin Reilly, of Carolina Shores, NC and formerly of Enfield, CT, passed from his earthly journey at the age of 22, on Sunday, February 24, 2019 in NC. Michael was born on July 17, 1996 in Middletown, CT, son of Kevin and Louise (Amrhein) Reilly. He was a graduate of Enrico Fermi H.S., Enfield and furthered his education at Brunswick Community College, NC where he received his Associates Degree, and also attended Appalachian State University. Mike had resided in Enfield most of his life and in Carolina Shores, NC for the past 4 ½ years. He was employed with Food Lion and Ripley’s Aquarium Marketing Dept. Mike was a loving and caring son, he made friends both young and old everywhere he went and lit up the room with his smile. He loved his days of scouting with Troop 108 and was honored with achieving the award of Eagle Scout. He was always there to help his family, especially his mom whom courageously struggles with M.S. Mike also loved spending time with aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Narragansett, RI and Sunset Beach, NC. He enjoyed hiking, snowboarding, cars and being at the beach. An avid Red Sox fan, he was fortunate enough to attend many regular, playoff and world series games with his dad.
Mike will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mike was predeceased by his grandparents, two aunts Ellen Higgins and Betty Ann Reilly and two cousins Cathleen Higgins and Robert Amrhein.
Relatives and friends may gather to extend condolences on Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick’s King St. Cemetery, Enfield. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to the National MS Society P.O. Box 4527 New York, NY 10163.