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Charles Wolf Riley

Jan. 27, 1955 - Nov. 6, 2019

Charles Wolf Riley, 64, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at his home.

He was born in Clearfield, son of the late Wallace and Marie (Wolf) Riley. On Oct. 22, 1983, he married Susan Bailor in Tipton.

Surviving are his wife, Susan; five children: David Riley and his wife, Lenora, and their children, Isaac, Levi and Madeleine of Harrisburg; Catherine Collins and her husband, Jeremy, and their children, Asher and Charis of Bakerstown; Beth Mast and her husband, Mike, of Vienna, Va.; Wallace Riley and his wife, Nicole, of Ithaca, N.Y.; and Peter Riley of Vienna, Va.; seven siblings: Marie Little and her husband, John, of Hollidaysburg, Betsy Davis and her husband, Terry, of Olney, Md., Dorothea Riley of Derwood, Md., Anthony Riley and his wife, Jeanne, of Baltimore, Md., George Riley and his wife, Camille, of Port Matilda, Julie Phillips of Hollidaysburg, and Rachel Rist and her husband, Patrick, of Bon Aqua, Tenn.; seven nieces and seven nephews.

He was preceded in death by a niece, Julie Hale; and a nephew, Greg Lingle Jr.

Charles was the Pastor at Altoona First Church of God, as well as a Chaplain at UPMC Altoona. He earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Baptist Bible College as well as a Bachelor of Science in Education from John Carroll University.

He enjoyed reading, bridge, and sports (was a lifelong Cleveland fan).

Friend will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., 719 N. Fourth Ave., Juniata. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Altoona First Church of God, 3009 Union Ave., Altoona, PA, 16602, or to the Coalition for Christian Outreach, c/o Billy Riley, 5912 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15206.

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