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Catherine R. Riffey

Jan 22, 2021

Catherine Romaine Riffey, 77, passed away peacefully Jan. 9, 2021, at Williamsport Retirement Village surrounded by family.

Born June 15, 1943, in Huntington Beach, California, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Colton Smith and Romaine (Miller) Smith.

She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Shepherdstown.

She is survived by two sons, Christopher B. Riffey (Jacqueline), and Brian S. Riffey (Brigitte); three grandchildren, Logan, Aiden, and Liam Riffey; five stepgrandchildren; a brother, John Smith (Dawn); and a sister, JoAnn Eslora.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Blair Riffey Jr.

Graveside service was be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Cumberland, Maryland with Father Binoy Thomas officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease, at https://www.michaeljfox.org, in loving memory of Cathy Riffey.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com.