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John Reilly Sr.
Servant, Parsippany Baptist Church of Parsippany, NJ

Member of Parsippany Baptist Church since summer 1987.  

  • Served as deacon and as SS teacher.

Early Life:

  • Born and raised in Washington, DC.

  • Undergraduate schooling at Western Kentucky U, BA in Math.

  • Graduate schooling at USC, MS in Systems Management


Salvation: Saved in 1972 in Fayetteville, NC.  Although churched (United Methodist Church), a roommate shared the real Gospel.  And having read some literature such as The Late Great Planet Earth, believed in Christ Jesus around the Easter season.  Still saved because it is God’s work, not mine.



  • Served 20 years in the US Army, mostly in the Corps of Engineers as a combat engineer, and as a Facilities Engineer.  Served 2+ years as a project manager in the fielding of the M-1 Abrams tank.

  • After retiring from the Army, worked as site and plant engineer at a medical device company, primarily supporting the development and marketing of the PCR process.

  • Having retired a second time, went on to consulting for medical device companies mostly in enhancing their quality systems.


Ambition: Finish well.

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