Dennis J. Riley of Braintree passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Brigham & Womens Hospital after a brief battle with cancer.
A resident of Braintree for most of his life, Dennis spent his summers in Green Harbor and Nahant.

He worked as a realtor for Success Realty where he was a top earner. Big-hearted and generous, he loved people, children and animals and enjoyed helping out anyone in need, even those he didn't know. His church was important to him and he taught Bible classes at the New Life Christian Center in Quincy.

The center of his life was his 9-year old daughter, of E. Bridgewater. The beloved son of Maureen Sullivan of Braintree, he was the step-son of Frank Strenk, Jr. of Saratoga, NY; brother of Charles R. Riley of Braintree; devoted grandson of the late Mary and Dennis Sullivan of Braintree.
loving fiance of Sandy of Moosic, PA;
He is also survived by his former wife Lilianna of E. Bridgewater, his long-time friend and mentor, Pastor Kevin.

Burial is at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 25, 2017