|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 2001|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2010|
HERMISTON — Riley Erin Arriola, 9, of Hermiston died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at her home. A graveside celebration service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Hermiston Cemetery; everyone is encouraged to wear pink in true Riley fashion.
Miss Arriola was born April 4, 2001, in Hermiston to Edward and Lara McKenzie Arriola. She attended Umatilla Community Pre-School for two years and then Rocky Heights Elementary School, where she was currently in the 4th grade. She was very strong, independent, and loved being in charge.
Survivors include her parents, Ed and Lara Arriola of Hermiston; brother C.J. Arriola of Hermiston; grandparents Rod and Carolyn McKenzie of Hermiston, Brenda Sherman of Milton-Freewater and Ray Arriola of Pendleton; great-grandmother Juel Holland of Walla Walla; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Candlelighters at P.O. Box 2277, Portland, OR 97208; Children's Cancer Association, 433 N.W. Fourth Ave., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97209; or Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP), 25 N.W. 23rd Place, Suite 6 PMB 155, Portland, OR 97210.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. Sign the condolence book at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
Note: Obit taken from the East Oregonian Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Plot: Sec E Lot 34
Maintained by: Dan & Barbara
Originally Created by: Kim & Bill Wilson
Record added: Oct 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60010627
Beautiful angel! I have heard so much about you and I am so sorry I never got the chance to meet you. You will forever live on in the hearts of those you left behind.|
Added: Nov. 11, 2015
Such a special girl. Always remembered.|
Added: Jul. 24, 2011