Elizabeth E. Kriley

January 4, 1920 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 100)


Elizabeth E. Kriley, 100, of Butler passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at her residence.

Born January 4, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Catherine J. (Kuhn) Kriley.

She worked at the Spaide Shirt Factory for many years then she went to work for St. Fidelis Seminary in Herman.

She was the oldest living parishioner  of St. Mary of the Assumption  Roman Catholic Church in Herman. She was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and a member of St. Mary's Choir during WWII. She assisted with St. Mary's summer parish picnics and was a regular attendee of St. Mary's Tuesday card parties. She also enjoyed playing cards with her family.

Surviving is her sister, Sr. Mary Kriley, CDP of Allison Park, and her brother, Bernard (Joan) Kriley of Butler. A sister-in-law Helen Kriley of Butler, and A brother-in-law, Arthur Portzer of Warren, OH.

Fifty- five nieces and nephews, including Chris and his wife, Becky and their family where she lived. A special Thank You to all the nieces and nephews for their love and support for the last few months. Also, to the Nurses and staff at Good Samaritan Hospice for the comfort that they provived.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Margaret Kriley, Anthony Kriley, Charles Kriley, Cecelia Geibel, Sr. Sylvester Kriley, CDP, Francis Kriley, Sr. Mary Providence Kriley CDP, Wendelin Kriley and  Teresa Portzer, five nieces and nephews.

Due to the current restrictions, visitation and funeral services are private. Arrangements completed by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001.

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