June 10, 1961 ~ October 5, 2017
James Patrick Reidy, 56, beloved husband of Karen Walsh Reidy of Northford passed away October 5, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born in Hartford June 10, 1961, a son of Barbara P. Reidy of Winsted, CT and the late Joseph Carey Reidy, MD. Loving father of Bridget Reidy of NYC, Clare Reidy of Boston, John Reidy, and Deirdre Reidy, both of Northford. Brother of MaryLynn (Brian) Murphy of Naples, FL, Ellen (Doug) Reidy of Shelburne, VT, Clare Buerk of Colchester, CT, John (Sue) Reidy of Winsted, CT, Janet Reidy of Harwinton, CT, Rosemary (Walt) St. Onge of Bedford, MA, and Robert (Victoria) Reidy of Winsted, CT, and the late Joseph Reidy. Jim is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He grew up in Winsted, graduated from Wake Forest University in 1983, and was a Managing Director at AON in NYC. Jim served as a board member of both Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden and Xavier H.S. in Middletown. He was a past President of the St. Monica's Church Parish Council and a member of the New Haven Country Club. Jim was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed traveling with his family, playing golf with his wife, reading, gardening, and cooking. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden Tuesday morning, Oct. 10 at 10:30. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM at St. Monica Church, Middletown Ave., Northford. Internment will be private. Friends may visit with his family Monday from 4-7 PM at the funeral home. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to Sacred Heart Academy, 265 Benham St., Hamden, CT 06514 or to Xavier H.S., 181 Randolph Rd., Middletown, CT 06457.