Mary A Riley

Press Republcian SEPTEMBER 16, 1988

Mary A. Benwore ,

MALONE – Mary A. Ben
ware,. 76, of 12 Wayside Lane,
Apalachin. N.Y., formerly,, of
Whippleville, died Wednesday,
.Sept. 1C -1988, at .the Robert
Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.
She was born in New York City
on May 31, 1912, the daughter
of Michael and Ellen (O’Connor)
Riley. She was married to
Theodore Benware on July 2,
1932, in Chasm Falls by the
Rev. Derochier. He died Nov. 11,
Mrs. Benware worked as a
cafeteria worker at Franklin
Academy for many years, retiring
in 1972. She was a member
of St. Margaret Mary’s Church
in Apalachin.
Survivors include a son. Lance
Benware of . Apalachin; two
sisters, Mrs. Michael (Marion)
Hecfrel of Port Richey, Fla., and
Mrs. Frank {Dolly) Wise of
Manns Choice, Pa.; and several
nieces and nephews. A brother,
Michael Riley. and two sisters,
Mrs. Alice Farley and Margaret
Riley, died earlier.
Calling hours will be held at
Bruso-Demoyer Funeral Home
tonight from 7 to 9 . There will
be no local funeral services.
Graveside services will be held
at 9 a.m. Saturday at Notre
Dame Cemetery in Maione.
Memorial donations may be
made to the American Heart

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Alice B. Riley

Press Republican Sept 13, 1978
Miss Alice B. Riley

KEESEVILLE — Funeral services
for Miss Alice B. Riley of 28
Chesterfield St., Keeseville, were
held Friday at St. Mary’s Church in
Msgr. Patrick B. Riley, her
brother, concelebrated the mass
along with 14 area priests.
Burial was in the family lot in the
parish cemetery.
Miss Riley died unexpectedly
Sept. 5 at the CVPH Medical Center.
She was born in North Bangor, the
daughter of the late Thomas and Anna
(McGowan) Riley. She had lived
most of her life in North Bangor,
having moved to Keeseville four
years ago.
She was a member of the Altar
and Rosary Society of both St.
Marys Church in Brushton and Immaculate
Conception Church in
Keeseville. She was also a member
of the Catholic Daughters of
America and the Keeseville Senior
Besides her brother, who resides
in Potsdam, she leaves four sisters.
Sister M. Ursula of Plattsburgh.
Sister M. Margarita of Lake Placid,
Mrs. L.W. (Genevieve) Davies of
Keeseville and Ursula Riley of
Schenectady; several nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by
three brothers, James, Lawrence
and Peter, and a sister, Mrs. Martin
(Elizabeth) Curran

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Mary E Riley

Press-Republican—Monday, August 6,1984

Mary E. Riley

E. Riley, 60, of Champiain Street
died Sunday morning, Aug. 5,
1984, at her residence.
She was born in Saranac Lake
on April 30, 1924, the daughter of
Philip and Katherine (Thornton)
Miss Riley was a registered
nurse and had worked for 38
years before her retirement in
1983. She graduated from St.
John’s Academy in 1942 and the
Champiain Valley School of Nursing
in 1945. •
She was a member of the
retired nurses association, the
St. John’s Altar-Rosary Society
and the Regina Maria Retreat
League and was a communicant
of St. John’s Church.
Survivors include a brother,
Daniel Riley of Cliff Haven; two
nieces and three nephews. A
sister, Dorothy Riley, died in
Friends may call at the Brown
Funeral Home in Plattsburgh today
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Members of the Altar-Rosary
Society will meet tonight at 7:30
for services.
A mass of the Christian burial
will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at
St. John’s Church.
Burial will follow in Mt.
Carmel Cemetery. *
Donations in her memory can
be made to the St. John’s Endowment

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Thomas Riley

The Malone Farmer, Wednesday, July 4th, 1928.

Thomas Riley, a highly respected
citizen of North Bangor, died quietly
at his home on the Bacon Road Monday
afternoon, June 25th, at 5:50
o’clock. Although Mr. Riley -was confined
to his bed but two days he had
been in failing health for a year. One
year ago he retired from active life.
Mr. Riley was born in the town of Ft.
Covington July 9 th 1852. About forty five
years ago he came to North Bangor
where he has since made his
home. He is survived by his wife nee
Anna McGowan He also leaves four
sons, James of Willard, N. Y., Lawrence
and Peter of Bangor, Patrick
who is studying for the Priesthood in
the American College Louvain. Belgium
and six daughters, Ellizabeth,
Genevieve, Alice, Rita and Ursula of
Bangor and Sister Mary Ursula of the
Mercy Order at Plattsburgh, N. Y., and
one sister, Mrs. John McGowan of
Bangor. Burial from St. Mary’s
church, Brushton, Thursday morning,
June 28th at ten o’clock.

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Daniel Phillip Riley

Published 12/19/01
Press Republican

Captain Daniel Phillip Riley

Plattsburgh ? Captain Daniel Phillip Riley, U.S. Navy (Retired), of Champlain Drive in CliffHaven, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Plattsburgh on Aug. 20, 1926, the son of Phillip T. and Katherine (Thorton) Riley.

Dan was a graduate of St. John?s Academy Class of 1944.

He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Aviation Cadet Program during his senior year at St. John?s and was commissioned all Ensign and received his wings as a Naval Aviator at NAS Pensacola, Fla., on March 28, 1947.

Captain Riley graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and received his Master?s Degree from George Washington University. In addition, Captain Riley, was a graduate of the U.S. Navy General Line School in Monterey, Calif., and the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.

During his naval career, Captain Riley served with Patrol Squadron Forty at Coco Solo, Panama, Patrol Squadron Seven at Quonset Point, R.I., Patrol Squadron Ten at Brunswick, Maine, and was the Commanding officer of Patrol Squadron Six, “the Blue Sharks” at Barber?s Point, Hawaii. His career also included tours of duty aboard the USS Hornet, at the U.S. Mission, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, at the Armistice Affairs Division of the United Nations Command at Panmunjom, South Korea, and at the Pentagon.

Captain Riley received the Navy Meritorious Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Navy Occupation Medal (Europe), China Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. Capt. Riley retired from the Navy in October 1970 after 26 years of service.

After retirement from the Navy, Mr. Riley moved back to Plattsburgh with his family and worked as assistant to the chairman of the New York State Power Authority and later became president of the Dock & Coal Marina Company, where he worked with his children for over 10 years.

Dan was very active in his Community serving as president of the St. John?s Elementary School Board, on the St. John?s parish council, and chaired the St. John?s Endowment Fund. In addition, he served on the Board of the North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross, on the Town of Plattsburgh Republican Committee, as beach chair of the Cliff Haven Homeowners Association and was the long time Secretary/Treasurer of the Lake Placid Club Condominium Owners Association.

This past year Mr. Riley received the National Catholic Education Association National Catholic Elementary School Distinguished Graduate Award.

Captain Riley was predeceased by his parents; sisters, Mary Riley and Dorothy Riley.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara (Morris) Riley of Plattsburgh; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Daniel Riley Jr. of Falmouth, Maine, Michael Riley of Plattsburgh and Captain Stephen Riley, U.S. Army and his wife, Becky of Fort Eustis of Newport News, Va.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Katherine Riley of Burlington, Vt., and Sharon and Scott Luck of Essex, Vt.; and four grandchildren, Abigail, Katie and Jack Riley and Riley Luck.

Calling hours will be Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 12:05 p.m. at St. John?s Church. Internment with full military honors will be at a date in the spring at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Friends wishing may make donations to Hospice of the North Country or the St. John?s Endowment Fund.

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Mabel Riley

Burial Records
St. Alexander’s Church, Morrisonville, New York

 Buried February 11, 1908. Age 14 years.
Witnesses: Francis Boyea and Gilbert Breyette
B. Granottier, Pastor

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Rosetta Riley

Press Republican
Jan 23 1961

Mrs Fred Breyette

Breyette died Sunday at her
home here. She was 76.
Mrs. Breyette is survived by
her husband, a daughter, Mrs.
Herman LaFontaine, and two
sons, Donald and Clarence, all of
Also surviving  are three
brothers, Philip T. Riley of 30
Champiain St., Plattsburgh, Edward
J. Riley of Lockport, and
Stephen Riley of Datona Beach,
Fla., eight grandchildren, and
two -great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday
at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph’s
Chunch here. Burial wilt be in
Morrisonwlie at St. Alexander’s
The body will arrive at the
home of Mrs. LaFontaine, 125B
Cook St, this afternoon.
The family has requested that
instead of flowers, anyone detir
ing to should make a contribution
to St. Joseph School.

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