George Riel died unexpectedly on May 10, 2021 in Tampa, FL at the age of 57.
George is survived by his son Zachary Riel of Massachusetts, daughter Erin Riel of Florida, son-in-law Ethan Asma of Florida, grandson Elijah Asma of Florida sisters Donna Fairhurst (Wallace) of Florida, Faith Walsh (Wallace) of Massachusetts, brothers Freddy Wallace of Georgia, and David Riel of Massachusetts, along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Maryann Riel (McLean), of Massachusetts, and sister Nancy Riel of Massachusetts.
George was born on May 20, 1963 in Medford, Massachusetts to George “Ray” Riel and Jane Riel (Shanahan). He graduated from Emanuel College in 2006 with a degree in Business Administration & Management. He married Maryann Riel (McLean), his high school sweetheart in 1983. George served in United States NAVY in VF-32 for 16 years. After serving his time in the NAVY, George began working for Verizon followed by becoming Hearings Customer Service Representative for Social Security Administration.
A celebration of life is scheduled for May 30,2021. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George’s life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to 8005 112th Ave e Parrish, FL 34219.