Mark E. Riley, 56: Lifelong resident, master plumber, beloved by family

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MANCHESTER, NH — Mark E. Riley, 56, of Manchester, died unexpectedly on February 13, at his residence.

He was born in Manchester on May 17, 1962, to Webster C. and Faye M. Riley, Sr. Mark was educated in Manchester, attended Memorial High School, and was a lifelong resident of the Queen City. Mark was a Master Plumber by trade, owning and operating his business, Riley Plumbing & Heating for over 30 years before retiring in 2016.

Mark enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved working on 1979 Ford trucks and spending time mudding with his children. He was “the best father ever” and had a huge heart, always wanting to help others. Above all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Family includes his wife of 26 years, Pamela M. (Huard) Riley of Bedford; three children, Jeffrey D. Riley of Bedford, Katelyn M. Riley of Bedford, and Abigail R. Riley of Bedford; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Jeanne Perez of Bedford; and one brother, Webster C. Riley, Jr. and wife Valerie of Concord. He was predeceased by both parents.

SERVICES: Calling hours are Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm Street, corner of North Street, Manchester. A Funeral Service will be take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. in Lambert Funeral Home. Committal prayers to follow in the chapel at Pine Grove Cemetery, Calef Road, Manchester.