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Evelyn Shia Riordan

October 5, 1929 December 16, 2018
Evelyn Shia Riordan
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Obituary for Evelyn Shia Riordan

Evelyn Shia Riordan, 89, wife of the late Joseph P. Riordan, passed away December 16, 2018. She was born in New Haven October 5, 1929, a daughter of the late Shukrey and Hesney Ghazel Shia, and was a longtime Hamden resident. Evelyn was employed as a school secretary for the Hamden Board of Education for over 35 years, retiring from Ridge Hill Elementary School in 2001. She was a lifetime member of the Center Church on the Green in New Haven, and was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in New Haven. She greatly enjoyed traveling and watching sports on TV.
She is survived by her children; John J. (Kathleen) Riordan of Killingworth, Mark E. (Kathleen) Riordan of Cheshire, and Carolyn (Curtis) Thalken of Warner, NH, four loving grandchildren; Cory and Tyler Riordan, Caitlin Thalken Gray, and Chelsea Thalken, and two great-grandchildren; Riley and Caiden Gray. Evelyn was predeceased by her siblings; Anna Shia Adams, William Shia, Edward Shia, Alice Shia Bundy, Elizabeth Shia Murray, and Jeanette Shia.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday morning, December 22, at 10 AM in BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may call Friday evening from 5-8 PM. Interment will be in Centerville Cemetery.


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Visitation

Friday

21

Dec

5:00 PM 12/21/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden

2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue Hamden 06518 CT
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Dec

10:00 AM 12/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden

2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue Hamden 06518 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Centerville Cemetery Final Resting Place

295 Washington Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

295 Washington Avenue Hamden 06518 CT
United States
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