Ronald E. Riley Sr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 August 2023 at 3:44 pm

MIDDLEPORT – Ronald E. Riley Sr., passed away August 25, 2023 after a long battle from lung disease. Ron was born to the late Carlton and Evelyn (Dietrich) Riley.

He worked for over 30 years at Harrison Radiator in Lockport and for 26 years for the Middleport Police Department. Mr. Riley was predeceased by his parents and a sibling, Michael Riley.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diane; children, Renee (David) Conroy, Ronald Riley Jr., Robert Riley and Rhonda Romero; stepsons, Michael and Brian (Steph) Bush; grandchildren, Austin and Madyson Bush, Evelyn Riley (who called him Papa), as well as other grandchildren, aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no calling hours. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Ron’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home of Middleport.

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