RileyGiuseppina Riley “Josie”, (Nee Porto) passed away peacefully at Victoria Village on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the age of 85.  Survived by her loving and caring husband Thomas, of 52 years marriage.  Her children Mark, Angela & Theresa; grandchildren, (Mark & Eva) Simeonne, Dominque, Hansel and Jeremiah; (Angela) Kevin and Natalie; (Theresa) Wyatt, Chadwick, Hayley and Courtney.  Josie although of Italian heritage, loved the English language, gardening and walking. Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 65 Amelia Street, Barrie, on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Burial service to follow mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery on 208 Sunnidale Road, Barrie.  There will be a reception at approximately 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 65 Amelia Street.  Special thanks to all the staff at Victoria Village Windsor Wing for taking such good care of Josie. Donations may be made in memory of Giuseppina Riley to the following organizations: Alzheimer’s Society or Philippine’s Relief Fund –

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