Thomas J. “Sonny” Riley

November 7th, 2013

Thomas J. “Sonny” Riley, age 81, of Wilmington, formerly of Medford, passed away November 6, 2013 at the Lahey Hospital.  Beloved husband of the late Rosalie M. (Strout) Riley, loving father of Thomas Riley & his wife Frances of Wareham, Deborah Pisari & her husband Michael of Wilmington, Michael Riley & his wife Joannie of Medford and Nancy Kew & her husband Dana of East Orleans, cherished “Papa” of Jennifer Williams, Sean, Amy & Steven Riley, Joseph, Daniel & Edward Pisari, Michael & Kenneth Riley and Christopher & Dennis Hall, great-grandfather of Connor, Viera & Molly Riley and Abigail Williams, son of the late Joseph & Filomena (Bevere) Riley, dear brother of Anna Blake of Florida, Joan Collyer of Pocasset, Rose Kenneally of Quincy & the late John Riley.  Thomas is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, November 13th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.  Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 12th from 4-8 p.m.  Memorial donations in Thomas’ name can be made to the charity of one’s choice.


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  1. Rob Kenneally says:

    Words can’t express the sadness we feel for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sonny was such a wonderful person and will never be forgotten.

    Rob & Diane Kenneally

  2. joseph gerome says:

    Sonny will be sorely missed by Marge and I.He was like a brother to me and I will miss him with all my heart.Our prayers go out to the entire Riley family.

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