Funeral Held for Law Student

Funeral Held for Law Student

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 21 in the Chapel of the Most Blessed Trinity on Newton Campus for law student Katherine Holly Riley '02, who died Nov. 18 after a long illness. She was 32.

A native of Wellesley, Ms. Riley was a 1991 cum laude graduate of Georgetown University where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing. While at Georgetown, Ms. Riley worked in several hospitals in the Washington DC, area. She entered the Boston College Law School in 1999.

During the summer of 2000, Ms. Riley worked at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Foundation in Jamaica Plain. She also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Waukeela Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising money for summer camp scholarships for needy youth.

Ms. Riley is survived by her parents, Philip and Katherine Riley of Wellesley, and her brother, Philip, of New York City.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to her family at: 10 Valley Road, Wellesley, MA 02481.

-Stephen Gawlik

 

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