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Nila Mae Riss

March 2, 1924 September 15, 2016
Nila  Mae Riss
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Obituary for Nila Mae Riss

Nila Mae Bush Riss passed away peacefully on September 15, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born in Golden Pond Kentucky on March 2, 1924, to Arthur and Mary Ann (nee Jones) Litchfield. Nila loved family most of all. She raised two sons, Gerald and Larry O’Hara. She spent much time out in her garden and loved flowers and hummingbirds.

Nila was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Bush; son, Larry O’Hara; grandson, David Bush. She leaves her husband, Anthony Riss; son, Gerald (Rose) O’Hara; Step-son, Ronald (Sue) Bush. Grandchildren, Jason (Melissa) O’Hara, David (Risa) O’Hara, Christopher (Lily) O’Hara, Deanna (Jonathan) Boos, Nila (Michael) Carpenter, Michael (Jen) O’Hara, and Kathryn (Michael) Griswold, Jeff (Shelly) Bush, Caroline Bush, Jennifer (Jay) Moss, and Michael Bush; sister, Marie Higgins. She also leaves many great-grandchildren and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

A Funeral Service will be held 11 AM on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty Street, Milford, with visitation beginning at 9:30. The Msgr. John Budde to officiate.

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11:00 AM 9/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

with visitation beginning at 10 AM

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers Association-Greater Michigan Chapter

25200 Telegraph Road
Suite 100
Southfield , MI 48033

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