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Dorothy S. Riley

June 24, 1934 October 16, 2022
Dorothy S. Riley
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Obituary for Dorothy S. Riley

Dorothy S. Riley, 88, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday evening, October 16, 2022 at the York Hospital.

Born June 24, 1934 in Emmitsburg, MD she was the daughter of the late Charles and Viola (Stoner) Lingg. She was the wife of the late John F. Riley who died in 2005.

Mrs. Riley was employed at Fort Dietrick and later at the Five Star Restaurant, however she was primarily employed by the Gettysburg Specialty Foundry. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by her three children, Lindsey Riley and his wife Brenda, of Gettysburg, PA, Carol Cole and her husband Jim, of Littlestown, PA, Keith Riley and his wife Sandy, of Gettysburg, PA, her five grandchildren, Corey Riley, Derek Riley, Matthew Cole, Dustin Riley, Lucas Riley, one great granddaughter, Camden Riley, her four sisters, Leona Gaughan, Nancy Prout, Kitty Jackson, Patricia Parker, and her two brothers, David Lingg, and Greg Lingg. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marianne Bowers.

Funeral services being handled by the Monahan Funeral Home, per Dorothy’s request, will be private and at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100N, Bethesda, MD 20814.

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