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Poughkeepsie - Michelle L. Riordan, age 41, of Poughkeepsie, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at home in Poughkeepsie. Michelle was born June 28, 1973 in Rhinebeck, NY. She is the daughter of Ronald and Pamela (Neilson) Riordan.
Michelle was a graduate of Arlington High school, Dutchess Community College and Orange County Community College. For over 15 years she was employed by Eden Park/ The Pines Of Poughkeepsie as a Physical Therapist. Michelle was a local resident all her life, she loved to garden, landscape and home decorating. She was a very caring person and loved all of her patients at the nursing home. She remained in contact with many of them over the years.
Her son Mark was the center of her life and the best part. She always did everything for him and with him. He is strong and the values she instilled in him as a little boy will be with him forever. Michelle has a very caring and loving family who will all miss her dearly. The hole she has left in our hearts will never be healed. My darling daughter i will miss you forever......until we meet again, Mom.
Michelle is finally at peace and in the hands of God. She will have no more pain, only joy, love and laughter.
She is survived by her son: Mark DePaolo of Poughkeepsie, NY; her father and mother Ronald and Pamela Riordan of Poughkeepsie, NY; brother and sister In-law, Michael and Tracy Riordan of Cudjoe Key, FL; grandmother and step grandfather, Doris and Fred Riordan-Gray of Poughkeepsie, NY; Aunt And Uncle, Linda And Frank Primm of New Paltz, NY; Uncle, Raymond Riordan of Poughkeepsie, NY; Aunt, Dawn Decker of Poughkeepsie, NY; Uncle And Aunt, Richard And Jeannie Riordan of Poughkeepsie, NY.
Michelle was not affiliated with any charities but if you wish in lieu of flowers give a donate to, RID(Remove Intoxicated Drivers) of Dutchess County, 626 Dutchess Trpk, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 or any
Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be Saturday, August 23 from 2pm to 6pm at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
If you would like to leave an online condolence, please visit www.doylefuneralhome.com
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
371 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Aug. 22 to Aug. 24, 2014