Mary Sue Riley
May 17, 1933 – December 20, 2019
Mary Sue Riley, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2019.
Preceded in death by husband, Edward J. Riley; and parents, Susan and Mike Sullivan.
Survived by children: Steve (Mary Jo), Vince (Lan), Sheila Turbes (Bernie), Keith (Juliann), Mary Lynn Kardell (Bob); grandchildren: Paul (Katie), Erin (Bob), Nate, Taylor, Claire, Emma, Paul, Jack, Michael, Bridget and Brian; great-grandchildren, Danika, Brennen, Bobbie Jo and Lulu; brothers and sisters, Mike Sullivan (Marilyn), John Sullivan (Susan), Kathleen Black (David), Eileen Hedberg (Carl); many loved nieces and friends.
Mary Sue was warm, loving and treated all she met as if they were family. She was an avid supporter of all of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and attended every game, recital, musical, and life event she possibly could. As recognition of all their contributions to St. Cecilia Cathedral Parish, Mary Sue and Ed were named Cathedralites of the Year for helping to start the Elizabethan Feaste, The CathedralFest (formally Octoberfest), serving on the School Board, Home and School Association and Parish Finance Committee. For over 30 years, Mary Sue was the Executive Secretary of West Omaha Rotary becoming their first female member in 1988.
WAKE SERVICE: Friday, December 27th, 7pm at the West Center Chapel with family receiving friends from 5pm to 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, December 28th, 10am, St. Cecilia Cathedral (701 N. 40th St.) Private Family Burial at 1PM, Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the St. Cecilia Cathedral Grade School.