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Joseph Michael Riff

December 18, 1967 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 49)

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Joseph Michael Riff, age 49, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Mr. Riff was born on December 18, 1967 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Patricia Ann Riff and the late Joseph Francis Riff, Jr.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Alegria Marcello Teufert.

He proudly served in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant.

Joseph enjoyed music as his medication and was a loyal Philadelphia Eagles fan.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Deborah Riff; his sister, Tracy Gill and her husband Michael; his nieces, Alexandra Mocharnuk and Isabella Gill; four nephews, David Boswell, DaShaun Boswell, Terrell Boswell and Michael Joseph Gill; his sister and brother-in law, Rosalee and Joseph Boswell; his father-in-law, Larry Teufert; and extended family members.

A visitation will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 South Main Street in Smyrna. Memorial services with military honors will begin at 1 pm.

Burial will be held at a later date.

Condolence letters may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
November 3, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Faries Funeral Home
29 S. Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977

Memorial Service
Friday
November 3, 2017

1:00 PM
Faries Funeral Home
29 S. Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977


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