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Emilie Marie (King) Riley

December 18, 1929 ~ December 5, 2017 (age 87)

Sand Lake - Emilie Marie Riley, 87, of formerly of North Greenbush, died Tuesday, December 05, 2017, at home surrounded by her family after a brief illness.

Born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, she was daughter of the late Francis King and Louella (Davis) King and wife of the late Peter C. Riley Jr. and the late Charles LoCurto. Emilie resided in the Albany area most of her life. She earned her nursing degree from the Union University School of Nursing.

Emilie was a nurse at St. Peter's Hospital for many years and, most recently,  at the Veterans Administration retiring in 1986.  

She was a member of the Catholic Nurses Association. Emilie enjoyed traveling and loved spending time with and baking for her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends. 

Survivors include her children, Judith Ann Little, Elizabeth Ann Riley, Michael F. (Barbara) Riley, Marilyn Anne (William) VonDollen,; her daughter-in-law, Marie Riley; her siblings, John King, NH, and Marilyn Duchemin, Long Island; her grandchildren, Gary L. Lansburg, Peter Riley, Jennifer Vendlends, Kristen Mercado, Marilyn Elizabeth VanAmburgh, Robert Hayner, William VonDollen, Megan Elizabeth VonDollen, Katie VanEpps, Patrick, Shannon, and Sean Riley; many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Peter C. Riley and her siblings, Marjorie Castantine and Robert King.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Thursday, from 4- 7PM. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated an Friday at 10 AM at St. Henry's Church 39 Old Route 66 Averill Park  with Rev. Thomas F. Holmes, Pastor , officiating.

Interment will be in  St. Agnes Cemetery Menands.

The family wants to thank the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County staff for their excellent care.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Emilie Marie Riley to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205 or The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center) 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205

The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center)
310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany NY 12208

 Service Information

December 7, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Mass
December 8, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Henry's Church
39 Old Route 66
Averill Park, NY 12018

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