Denton (Don) Riley

Callsign: VE3INDied: 1997 01 28

Biographical Info


On Tuesday January 28, 1997, after a lingering illness, at the age of 82. Predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy and his second wife, Dorothy June. Survived by his wife, Cornelia, sons, Bryan and Michael, daughter, Ann and their spouses, eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. He will be missed by all. A proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hamilton B4ranch 163. Since his retirement from Westinghouse, Denton spent many happy hours making friends on h is ham radio (VE3IN) and later on the internet. At Denton’s request, there will be no visitation or service, with a private cremation and interment. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to Denton’s favourite charity, Covenant House.

When I come to the end of the road,
and the sun has set for me
I want no rites in a gloom filled room
Why cry for a soul set free!
Miss me a little, but not too long
and not with head bowed low.
Remember the love that once was shared
Miss me, but let me go.
For this is a journey we all must take and I am on my way.
The drama began when we were first born
I’ve finished my part in the play.
When you are lonely, and sick at heart,
Go to the friends we know,
and bury your sorrows in doing good deeds,
Miss me but let me go.
– author unknown.

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