Julie Miles Reilly & Jody Martin Silva

Julie and Jody spent the last 20 years of their lives together.

They were introduced while attending support meetings on the Coastside and have been by each other’s side ever since. Together they helped countless individuals stay sober while maintaining their own sobriety.

They both shared a passion for the California Coast. Together they embarked on adventures, whether it be a weekend getaway to Monterey or Big Sur or weeklong vacations to Mexico, Hawaii, and Boston to visit Julie’s family.

Their devotion to each other and our Lord kept them busy volunteering their time at several local church functions like Table of Plenty and events at the Mariners and Methodist churches. They both felt very much at home being close to God.

Julie and Jody touched the lives of so many people on the coast and surrounding communities. They truly cared about other and will be dearly missed by their families and all who knew them.

Julie passed in April 2020. Due to pandemic restrictions, her service was postponed.

Before his untimely passing, Jody, his sister Michele, and Julie’s niece Beth were planning a service for Julie. The families have decided to celebrate their lives together in one gathering.

Please join us for their memorial service and a celebration of life for Julie and Jody who are with our Lord and together again.

All God’s children are welcome: 12 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Community United Methodist Church, 777 Miramontes Street, in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

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Joey J

Unfortunately I couldn't get away from work to make it to the memorial. I want people to know that I wouldn't be here today if it hadn't been for Jody saving me from drowning at Venice Beach many years ago. Jody, myslelf, and Morgan were surfing one day. I lost my board and got pummeled twice by some heavy waves. I was calling for help. He giggled and thought I was joking at first, but it was no joke. He took me onto his board and brought me to shore. I have forever been grateful to Jody and never missed a chance to remind him of that whenever seeing him around. Sorry to his friends and family. He is missed. He is also at peace. - Joe H.


Julie was one of the most lovely, loving ladies I’ve ever known. She was a wonderful sponsor and friend to me. I have so missed her since her passing. Jody was a dear friend that gave his all to Julie. He checked in on me regularly. He had such sweet smile. I miss them desperately. I’m sure they’re with our Heavenly Father, and will rip.


I am a better person having known Julie and Jody. Julie was a spitfire and Jody was everyone’s friend. I hope that wherever they are, they are at peace and know they made a difference and were forces for good.


Julie, I will miss you and am glad I had the chance to meet Jodie many years ago. Respectfully, Chris

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