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Paul B. Riordan

September 2, 2020

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Paul B. Riordan,93, a longtime resident of Oswego passed away on September 2, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital.
Born in Syracuse, he was the son of the late Paul and Cora (Dixon) Riordan Sr. and was a graduate of the Oswego High School.
He retired in 1984 after 30 years with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Mr. Riordan was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in both World War II and the Korean War.
Paul was active in local politics serving as the Democratic Committee Chairman of the second and fourth wards.
He was the Past Commander of the VFW #2320 and a past faithful navigator of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. He was a life member of the Benevolent Order of Elks and a member of the American Legion #268 and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians.
Mr. Riordan also served as an usher for many years at Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Paul's
Surviving are nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 12:00 from Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Paul.
A calling hour will be held on Monday from 11:00-12:00 at the church prior to the service.
Please note that face masks are required. If you are planning on attending the Funeral Mass at Christ the Good Shepherd at St.Paul, you will need to call the rectory 315-343-2333 and register your name and telephone number.
Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Arrangements are in care of the Dowdle Funeral Home.
 

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