Lewis Domer Riley,
90, of Osteen FL and formerly of Danville PA passed away June 12, 2020 at
Vintage Knolls Danville PA where he had been a guest since June 2, 2020. He
was born December 4, 1929, the son of the late Lewis D., Sr. and Anne Dietz
He was married for
63 years to his loving wife, Helen Riley who preceded him in death on
October 7, 2018. They were married in Danville at Pine St. Lutheran Church.
He served his
country in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Engine mechanic from
1947 to 1949.
He was employed as
a CNC Operator/Supervisor at TRW in Danville for 40 years from where he
included golfing and bicycling which he did one or the other most days.
Lew was a card shark and enjoyed playing poker, euchre and pinochle. In
the later years, Helen convinced him to play bingo. He was hooked and
rarely missed a game.
He is survived by
two daughters; Cindy Vought and her husband Butch of Buffton, South
Carolina, Tracy Cornelius and her husband Chadd of Wilmington DE and two
sons; Douglas Riley and his wife Connie of Danville PA and Mikel Riley and
his wife Sharon of Danville PA Also surviving are six grandchildren: Brian
Shobert, Jennifer Reed, Stacie Holdinsky, and Ashton, Corbin and Logan
Daviston; 10 great- grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Three brothers; Robert and David Riley of Danville PA, and James Riley of
Grand Coulee, Washington, also survive him.
In addition to his
wife, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeremy Riley and one sister,
A Celebration of
Lewis’s life will be held at a later date. Burial will be held at Cape
Canaveral National Cemetery in Cape Canaveral FL with Military Rites
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org
or Commonwealth Hospice of Berwick 1409 N. Market Street Suite 201 Berwick
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.
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