The Honorable Howard F. Riley, Jr. 79 of Morgantown, PA passed away Friday October 8, 2021 at Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honey Brook.
He was the husband of Jane E. Riley.
Born May 24, 1942 in Westtown, PA he was the son of the late Howard F. Riley, Sr. and the late Georganna Franey.
Howard grew up in Westtown, PA, attended St. Joseph’s Preparatory School and finished his senior year at Bishop Shanahan. He graduated from Villanova University and Villanova Law School. He was the founding partner of the Law Firm of Malcolm & Riley in Chester County.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Howard served as a Chester County Court of Common Pleas Judge from 1993 until retirement in 2013.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his, son, Michael Riley, son, James (Michelle) Riley, son, Matthew (Cynthia) Riley; sister, Joan (George) Emery, brother, Richard (Gail) Riley; grandchildren, Benjamin, Emma, Jack, Sam and Katie.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Groff, sister, Mary Riley, and brother, David Riley
Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9:00 am - 11:45 am at St. Agnes Church 233 W. Gay St. West Chester, PA 19380; followed by his Funeral Mass at 12:00 pm. Livestreaming of his Funeral Mass is available here: https://boxcast.tv/view/riley-family-funeral-ipiii2cwazwcuqqaxq1m
Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery West Chester PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Timothy School 973 Old Lancaster Rd. Berwyn, PA 19312 https://thetimothyschool.org
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181; www.DellaFH.com.
The Timothy School
973 Old Lancaster Rd., Berwyn PA 19312