June M. Riley age 84, of Saranac Lake, died Monday December 23, 2019 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
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Born in Bennington, VT, on September 23, 1935, she was the daughter of Frederick and Loretta (Marcoux) LaFranchise. June married Charles (Chic) Riley on June 27, 1959, Charles predeceased her on October 31, 2015 after 56 years of marriage.
Mrs. Riley graduated from Nursing school in Albany NY, and worked as a Pediatric nurse at St. Catherine’s infant home until her marriage when she moved to Saranac Lake. She worked as a teacher’s aid at St. Bernard’s School, before joining the Saranac lake Central School system, spending much of career at the BOCES campus.
Mrs. Riley is survived by two sons, Thomas F. Riley MD of Buffalo, NY and Patrick C. Riley of Vermontville, 3 grandchildren, Brian J. Riley, Brittany Riley and their Mother Jodie Mott who was the daughter she never had, as well as Chace Riley. In addition 2 Great Grandchildren, Mason Quinn and Cali Quinn, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was predeceased by infant sons, Brian and Stephen Riley and a sister Sandra Young of Bennington VT.
Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake on Saturday December 28th from 10 am to 12 pm, followed by a prayer service at the funeral home with Rev. Paul Kelly officiating. Burial will take place in St. Bernard’s cemetery.
Family and friends wishing to remember June may make donations in her memory to the tri-lakes humane society in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and condolences at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.