Thomas Riley

Thomas B. Riley, 94, formerly of Oak Park, died on Feb. 22, 2021 at Greenfields of Geneva. The former fire chief of River Forest and resident of Oak Park for many years, he was involved with several county Fire Protection organizations and also worked for Able and Air One Fire Equipment after retiring.

Thomas Riley was the husband of Lorraine, the father of the late Kathy Wiedow (Bill), Karen (Stu) Gipson, Tom (Sue), Patricia (Jeff) Bowman, Margaret (Rob) McArdle, and Suzen; grandfather of Patrick, Kyle, Scott, Kevin, Jessica, Riley, Charlie, Tom, Cora, Regan and Ben; and great-grandfather to several.

A memorial service will be held at Ascension Church in Oak Park on May 15 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, Tom would like you to connect with a friend you haven’t seen for a while and have a martini with a couple of olives.

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