Elizabeth Riley
Elizabeth Riley
Elizabeth Riley
Elizabeth Riley
Elizabeth Riley
Elizabeth Riley

First Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Service Information

11:00 am
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Church of the Holy Family
185 Church Street
Hebron, Connecticut, United States

Interment Information

St. Mary's Cemetery..
Stanley Street
New Britain, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Elizabeth Riley

Elizabeth Ann (Annunziata) Riley, 64, of Amston, died peacefully early Monday, December 17, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Elizabeth, known by her family and friends as Betty, was born on November 18, 1948, in New Britain to the late Theodore and Ida (Ornati) Annunziata. Betty was a math teacher at Wethersfield Public Schools for 38 years. She had a love for cooking, playing tennis, entertaining, traveling, volunteering, being with her dog Lucy and cat Lexi, vacationing in Maine, and spending time with family and friends. Betty was an active parishioner at the Church of the Holy Family and a vocalist in the choir. She is survived by her three devoted sons Christopher Riley, of East Hampton, Timothy Riley, of Amston, and Brendan Riley and his girlfriend Michelle Liang, currently residents of Beijing, China; the father of her children George Riley, of Groton; her brother, Joseph Annunziata and his wife Donna Annunziata, of Berlin; her niece, Lisa Annunziata and her boyfriend Brian Smith, of Beverly, MA; her niece Kristen (Annunziata) Pandolfi and her husband Joseph Pandolfi Jr., of Middletown; her niece Megan Annunziata, of Orlando, FL; several nieces and nephews in Texas; and many loving cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Eugene C. Annunziata. Her family will receive relatives and friends at Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 4 until 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the Church of the Holy Family, 185 Church Street, Amston, CT. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in New Britiain, CT. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to the Covenant Soup Kitchen. 220 Valley Street, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226 or the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry - WAIM, PO Box 221, Willimantic, CT06226.
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