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Marie-Therese Riis

Riverside, Connecticut

Sep 10, 1924 – Apr 5, 2018


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Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home Obituary

Marie-Therese Riis died peacefully with her family on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in North Branford, CT. She was 93 years old. Marie-Therese was born in Bergen, Norway on September 10, 1924.Her family lived in Paris until 1932 and then moved back to Bergen when she was eight years old. As a teenager,...

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Love her so much!!! I still miss my favorite neighbors, Jon and Terri, for 13 years in Riverside Ct.! The good Lord is lucky to have her.....the heavens will be filled with more laughter and goodness now! Sending a big hug to the Riis family! If any of you are ever in Austin Tx. please call me! Kathy and Colin Murphy 972-786-6709...God speed...She was an angel on earth too! Love ya

I love you Terry

Spending vacations in St Thomas and the Berkshires with the Riis family were some of the highlights of my youth. Mrs. Riis was always very nice and tough, RIP to a great lady !

Oh dear Riis family. I am sad to hear this news :( How we loved our times with you all growing up and how our parents cherished the long time beautiful friendship with your mom and dad, especially their annual 4th celebration together. Im thinking of you all and sending Doering love. What a long and beautiful life she lived. You have been blessed and how special to have your dear father still with you. Beatrice Doering Shea

Oh Mrs. Riis! As a kid, I'd always be happy to see her when I passed by. What a beautiful woman! I'm sorry to hear of her passing....

I am sorry to hear the loss of Mrs. Riiis!! As a young boy into my young adult life, she was a great neighbor on Wesskum Wood Rd. I enjoyed visiting her and talking to her in her kitchen. She and John put on great Fourth of July parties. Mrs. Riis had great positive energy and always put a smile on my face. Her fun lifting spirits will always exist.

No matter how friendly we all were, it is just too easy to lose touch over time, and I'm sorry for that, John. We enjoyed such nice dinners cooked by Terry. Her appetizers were great too. As I remember Terry, she was on the quiet side with a little laugh, but she was STRONG (Even stronger than you John!) Whenever I drove up the hill past your house, we always wondered where you guys moved to. So sorry.