Kathryn H. Deyo, 81, of Chatham Township, NJ, and formerly Short Hills, passed away on July 1, 2022. A funeral mass will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave. in Short Hills on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00am. Interment is private. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Ave. in Summit on Tuesday, July 26th from 4 to 7pm.
Born and raised in Newark, the daughter of Walter and Kathryn (Kennedy) Reilly, Kathryn lived in Short Hills for Many years before moving to Chatham Township 5 years ago. She graduated from the Oak Knoll School in Summit in 1958 and later received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. Her career in advertising began at BBDO in New York City and she later joined Foote, Cone & Belding retiring in 1982 as a vice president. Kathryn was a member of St. Rose of Lima Ladies Auxiliary and volunteered at the Red Cross. A member of Canoe Brook Country Club, she enjoyed golfing, bowling, and playing Bridge with her very dear friends.
Kathryn was the beloved wife of the late Richard Deyo. She was the loving mother of Alexandra Deyo. She is also survived by her cherished grandson, Carl Deyo, dear brother Walter Reilly and his wife Margie, nephews, Andrew Reilly, Robert Reilly and Timothy Reilly, niece Melissa Teeter and numerous great nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathryn’s memory may be made to Home For Good Dog Rescue, Inc, 465 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922