Viola Adeline Riley (née Cardiff) passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Seaforth Long Term Care Home. In her 93 years among us, Viola lived a life fashioned by love, faith and kindness.
Predeceased by her husband Archie, Viola will be lovingly remembered by their children Shirley Langlois of Calgary, David and Joan Riley of Kitchener, Harvey and Carol Riley of St. Thomas, Clayton and Dawn Riley of Kinburn, Nancy and Doug Bickell of Brampton and Steven and Stella Riley of Kitchener. Cherishing memories of a special grandma are 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 6 great, great grandchildren. Viola will be fondly remembered by her sister Olive (Art) Bell and many nieces and nephews.
Along with her husband, Archie, and their infant son Ross, in faith, we trust that Viola’s spirit will be reunited in eternal life with her siblings Bill, Jack (Peg), Pete (Helen) and George Cardiff, Vera (Lloyd) Weber and Verna in infancy.
Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth
(519-527-1390) on Thursday, December 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service to honour Viola’s life, will be held at the funeral home on Friday, December 29 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Paul De Weerd presiding. A reception will follow at Vanastra Community Christian Reformed Church, 50 5Th Avenue, Vanastra. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences can be made by visiting Viola’s memorial at www.mcglynnfamilyfuneralhome.com