Kenneth Joseph Riel, of Plymouth formerly of Rockland, died Sept. 27, at Plymouth Crossings, at the age of 80. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marilyn (Barclay) of Plymouth; his son, Stephen Riel and his wife Stephanie of Georgetown; his daughter Cynthia Riel of Rockland and her wife April and his cherished granddaughter, Gabrielle Riel of Georgetown. He also leaves his brothers, Donald of Norwell and Henry of Brewster. Kenneth was born in Boston, son of the late Henry and Alice (Jenks) Riel and graduated from Quincy High School. He was very active in the Boy Scouts Troop 57 and was the District Commissioner. Kenneth had worked for Purity Supermarkets for 47 years. He started as a bundle boy and retired working for human resources. Visiting hours were held on Monday, Sept. 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Richard Davis Funeral Home, 619 State R. (Rte. 3A), Plymouth (Manomet). A funeral Mass was held Tuesday, Oct. 1, at St. Bonaventures Church at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Vine Hills Cemetery in Plymouth. Donations in his memory may be made to the Old Colony Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2438 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021. Online condolences can be made at richarddavisfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Old Colony Memorial from Sept. 28 to Oct. 5, 2013