Riley, Elizabeth A. (White), 79, of North Providence, died May 17, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Lemuel A. Riley, to whom she was married for 61 years. Born in Newport and raised in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Gilda (Silvia) White.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, Lemuel Richard Riley, Anthony Riley and his wife Yvonne, and Jennifer Zaroogian and her husband Matthew, four grandchildren, Belinda and Charles Riley, Shelby Norman, and Jillian Carter, and siblings, Manuel, Robert, and John White, and Paula Ferreira, and many nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Charles White.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 am from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Augustine Church, Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park. Calling hours Monday 4-7 pm.