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 Frank Riley

Frank Riley

Birth
Wayne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 May 1900 (aged 40–41)
Valentine, Cherry County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section 2, Block 3, Lot 1
Memorial ID 100017308 · View Source
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Son of Cornelius and Sarah N. (Lockley) Riley of Creston, Pa. Birth year calculated from age at death.

Brother of:
Andrew Riley (memorial # 81938738)
Cornelius Riley (memorial # 101810642)
Ellen (Riley) Dellone (memorial # 133770677)


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Valentine Democrat (Valentine, Nebr.), May 3, 1900, p. 5, col. 4

SUDDEN DEATH

Frank Riley, of Omaha, came to our town Monday night and has been in a delirious condition since until this morning when he seemed to feel better and got up, washed and dressed and went down town assisted by Webb Hilsinger and Verne Stevenson. When left alone for a few moments he became unconscious and was taken to the Hooten House, where he died shortly after, about 10.30. Dr. Holsclaw, the attending physician, pronounced it heart failure.

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Evening World-Herald (Omaha, Nebr.), May 4, 1900, p. 2, col. 7

FRANK RILEY DIES SUDDENLY

Demise of Traveling Man at Valentine.

Frank Riley, the brother of Thomas, Andrew and Edward Riley of the wholesale liquor firm of Riley Bros., dropped dead yesterday on the street at Valentine. For several years he has been associated with the firm of Riley Bros. as traveling representative, and as such was out on the road at the time of his death. In addition to his three brothers, he leaves a sister, Mrs. Thomas Clark of Pleasant Mount, Pa., who is now here, being called by the illness of Andrew Riley. Frank was born in Wayne county, Pennsylvania, forty-one years ago, and had lived here for about thirty years, and made many friends.

The remains are expected to arrive from Valentine this afternoon at 5 o'clock. The funeral will held at St. Peter's church, tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock, followed by burial at Holy Sepulchre.

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Sunday World-Herald, May 6, 1900, p. 2, col. 2

The funeral of Frank Riley took place yesterday afternoon from St. Peter's church. Rev. Father English conducted the services and delivered an impressive funeral sermon. The interment was at Holy Sepulcher cemetery. The pallbearers were: Charles Whipple, Dan McAvoy, E. E. Horrigan, Harry McCreary, John McDermott and L. A. McAvoy:


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  • Created by: Scott
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100017308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Riley (1859–3 May 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100017308, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Scott (contributor 47643415) .