Robert RILEY

Obituary of Robert RILEY

Robert F. “Bob” RILEY, 81, of Ulysses, PA, formerly of Palmyra, NJ, died Sunday, December 17, 2017 in his home. 


Born February 13, 1936, in Greenville, PA, he was the son of Franklin and Gladys Hollingshead Riley. 


On October 3, 1992, in Palmyra, he married the former Rita M. Sock, who survives. 


A US Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1957 – 1959. 


He served a police officer in Palmyra in the 1970’s and was employed by NJ American Water Works for over 25 years, retiring in 1998. 


Surviving besides his wife, Rita, are:  a son, R. Steven (Susan) Riley of Harrison Valley;  a granddaughter, Meghan (Jimmy) Palmatier of Ulysses;  eight great-grandchildren, Lyllian Palmatier, Lennyx Palmatier, Morgan Palmatier, Malorie Palmatier, Marissa Palmatier, Logan Spires, Addison Spires, and Reagan Riley;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Diane Furman Riley;  a grandson, Steven Thomas Riley;  and two brothers, Donald Riley and Merrill Riley. 


A Memorial Service celebrating Bob’s life will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 14, 2018 in the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. 


Memorials may be made to Tri-Town Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 247, Ulysses, PA 16948. 


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