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Michael W. Riordan

Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, November 4th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere for Michael W. Riordan, who died on Sunday, October 30th at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, following a brief illness, he was 79 years old, he would have celebrated his 80th birthday on Christmas Eve. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, November 5th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. Revere at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow immediately in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett (Versailles Mausoleum)

Michael was born in Winthrop, to his late parents Thomas J. & Louise (Santarpio) Riordan. He was raised in Winthrop and educated at the Higgins Classical Institute in Charleston, ME. Michael, married his sweetheart, Assunta “Susan” (Donisi) in 1969. The couple moved to Revere where they remained, to begin their life and family together. He was a very proud father of his four sons. He was ever present as they were growing up and participated in all their extracurricular activities.  In 1986, Michael began Delta Management Associates, a collection agency that he started from a home office and grew successfully into a national 3rd party debt collection firm. In his spare time, he was an avid coin and stamp collector. He enjoyed the occasional trip to one of the local casinos where he could be found at a black jack table. He was a family man, through & through, and nothing brought him more happiness, pride & joy than his seven beautiful grandchildren.

He is the beloved husband of 53 years to Assunta “Susan” (Donisi) Riordan of Revere. Loving father of Thomas J. Riordan & wife Michelle of Georgetown, Atty. Michael A. Riordan & wife Atty. Kate Riordan of Methuen, Christopher A. Riordan & wife Holly of Georgetown, & Atty. David M. Riordan of Danvers. Cherished & adored papa of Emma, Kaitlyn, Charlotte, Grayson, Abigail, Michael & Madison. He is the dear cousin of Leonard Timpone & wife Janise & Frank Santarpio & wife Carol.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Visiting Hours

Friday, November 4th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 5th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery – Versailles Mausoleum, Everett

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  1. Ron and Jean LaQuaglia
    Nov 5 2022

    Our deepest sympathies. R.I.P. Mike

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