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RILEY, Charles H. Jr., Esq. Of Nahant passed away unexpectedly in Florida on March 29, 2016. He was the husband of his beloved wife and best friend, Sara (Tahaney) Riley, with whom he shared forty nine years of marriage. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Charles H. Riley and Mary (Barry) Riley. He was raised in Milton, MA and was a graduate of Boston College High School, Providence College and Suffolk University Law School. Charles practiced law in Boston with Ganz, Ham & Riley, PC for forty seven years. He was a long time communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Nahant where he served for many years as a Eucharistic Minister. He served as Nahant Town Counsel for twenty eight years and was very active in the community. He loved being a Nahant Little League coach and Lynn-Nahant Youth Hockey coach. He enjoyed golf and was a member of Salem Country Club. He loved sports and enjoyed gardening. In addition to his loving wife Sara, he is survived by his two children: Charles H. Riley III and his wife Eileen Riley of Winchester and his grandchildren Jack Riley and Katie Riley; and David B. Riley and his wife Kerri Riley of Reading. He also leaves his sister Kathryn Whitman and her husband Dr. James Whitman of Dalton and is predeceased by his sister, Marilyn Riley. He also leaves his niece and nephews, Deidre, Timothy, Patrick, Joseph, Michael and James. His funeral will be held on Monday, April 4th at 10:00 am at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 248 Nahant Rd., Nahant. Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nahant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boston College High School, 150 William T. Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125 and/or to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Directions and online guestbook at www.Solimine.com
Published in The Boston Globe from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2016
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