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Alfred Riley April 16, 2023

Date of Funeral

May 6, 2023

Alfred John Riley aged 93 of Prior Park, St. James; retired Senior Executive Officer in the Civil Service, entered peacefully into rest on Sunday, April 16, 2023.

Son of the late John K. P. Riley and Edna E. Riley;

Widower of Vashti Riley;

Father of Sally-Ann, Gail, Elizabeth and Diane Riley and Edwin Howell;

Grandfather of Kendi and Aman Bispham; Leigh-Ann and Janae Layne; Max and Quinn Riley, Randy Bennett; Mario Howell and Zayne Knight-Howell;

Great grandfather of Ava-Sarai Bennett;

Brother of the late Harold, Clyde, Marjorie and Thelma Riley;

Uncle of Trevor, Ian and Allyson Riley;

Father-in-law of Steve Bispham and Romancia Walcott-Howell;

Brother-in-law of Christopher Sobers;

Relative of the Riley and Foster families.

The funeral of the late Alfred John Riley leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 8:15 a.m. for St. Philip-the-Less Anglican Church, Boscobelle, St. Peter where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. for the service and interment.

The organist and members of the Church Choir are kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

 A collection in support of the Music Department of the Elliott Belgrave Primary School will be taken during service.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Friday, May 5, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Live Streaming of the service via https://eternally-cherished.online/AlfredJohnRiley

And Downes & Wilson Funeral Home YouTube channel.


  1. REPLY
    Peter says

    I mourn the passing of your father. From your tributes, I am sure that you all have wonderful memories of him. His legacy will live on. My sincere condolences.

  2. REPLY
    Winston R. Brathwaite says

    Sincere condolences to Diane, Elizabeth, Sally-Ann and the extended family on the passing of your beloved John. Please know that whilst I cannot be there in person, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.

    My deepest sympathy is extended to you all.

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