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John-Patrick Riley

April 15, 1978 - June 26, 2013
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John-Patrick Riley, age 35, of Lynn, died in his home on Wednesday evening after a short illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of Harvard University Chief of Police Francis D. "Buddy" and Diane (Madsen) Riley of Lynn. He attended Our Lady of the Assumption Grammar School, was a graduate of Austin Preparatory School Class of 1996 and later attended UMASS Amherst and Harvard University. John-Patrick worked as an assistant to the Senior Vice President of Corporate and Institutional Services for Eastern Bank in Lynn. He previously worked as an assistant to the Vice President of Alumni Affairs at Harvard University. John-Patrick was a...
John-Patrick Riley, age 35, of Lynn, died in his home on Wednesday evening after a short illness.
Born in Salem, he was the son of Harvard University Chief of Police Francis D. "Buddy" and Diane (Madsen) Riley of Lynn. He attended Our Lady of the Assumption Grammar School, was a graduate of Austin Preparatory School Class of 1996 and later attended UMASS Amherst and Harvard University.
John-Patrick worked as an assistant to the Senior Vice President of Corporate and Institutional Services for Eastern Bank in Lynn. He previously worked as an assistant to the Vice President of Alumni Affairs at Harvard University.
John-Patrick was a great kid, very funny, and had a great sense of humor. He was an amazing uncle who loved spending time with his nieces and nephews. He also enjoyed going to the family home in Vermont and cutting the lawn there.
In addition to his parents, he leaves his two brothers, Michael F. Riley and his wife Lorraine of Weston, CT and Matthew A. Riley of Lynn and his three sisters, Jennifer M. Glass and her husband Chris of Peabody, Colleen M. Riley of Los Angeles, CA and Caitlin D. Kokonezis and her husband Nicholas of Lynn. He was the loving uncle to Chris Jr., Brandon, Jessica, Michael, Devin, William, Makayla and Nicholas. Also survived by his dog, Maggie as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
John-Patrick's Funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Monday at 9:30AM followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Pius V Church, Lynn at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting Hours Sunday 2-7PM. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the charity of one's choice.

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"Today is John's birthday. I can't imagine how you, Bud and Diane, are feeling today. John was the most precious child and the most loving, smart and..." Patty Riley (Middleton, MA)

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