Tilton, NH - Michele "Mickey" Riley, 75, of Tilton, N.H., died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 29, 2019.
Michele was born on October 18, 1944, in Lynn, Mass., to the late Frances and Michael McAdam. Michele grew up in Lynn, Mass.
She raised her family in Londonderry, N.H., where she owned Captain's Cove and other local businesses. She retired from the Water Department, from the town of Derry, N.H. Upon retirement she moved to Lake Winnisquam in Tilton, N.H.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, William H. Riley of Tilton, N.H.; two daughters, Donna Michaud and her husband Keith Michaud of Derry, N.H., and Kim Riley of Derry, N.H.; three grandchildren, Cameron, Meaghan and Curtis; sisters, Pat Gschwind, Susan Hood, and Elizabeth Harnois; and many nieces and nephews.
Known as Nana to all, she loved cheering on The Patriot's, bowling with the girls, boating with her husband and living life on the lake with her lake family.
A Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Saint Adelaide's Parish in Peabody, Mass. A celebration of life will be held at a future date.
Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com.
Published on December 5, 2019


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Cindy Woodward
Dec 05, 2019
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