Respected Cornwall Police officer passes away
Cornwall Police has lost one of its prestigious officers. Inspector Dan O'Reilly passed away on Wednesday morning of a serious illness at the age of 51. O'Reilly worked his way up the police force starting out as a dispatched before becoming an officer. In 2009, he was promoted to inspector. O'Reilly gained respect over his 30 years in the service and the force says it's like losing a treasured family member. He is described as a dedicated officer and family man. He leaves behind a wife and two sons. Visitation has been set for Monday at John Sullivan Funeral Home on Pitt Street, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Or, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. His funeral is on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church on Second Street West.