Thomas E. Riordan

Thomas E. Riordan, 71, a resident of Miller's Merry Manor in Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at 4:02 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital, where he was admitted on Wednesday.

Mr. Riordan was born Nov. 16, 1937, in Howard County to James H. and Virginia Binnion Riordan. He grew up in Huntington.

Survivors include two brothers, James (Elaine) Riordan Jr., of Garden Grove, CA, and Michael (Vicki) Riordan, of Fort Wayne; and two sisters, Virginia (Kurt) Wall, of Coppell, TX, and Margaret Crouch, of Syracuse.

A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, Columbia City, with Rev. Larry Kramer officiating. Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery in Columbia City.

Preferred memorials are gifts to to SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, was in charge of arrangements.