In memory of
Loretta Catherine Kiordan
Loretta Catherine Riordan November 10, 1928 - September 3, 2016 Resident of Danville Loretta was born in Warminister, PA. The middle child of Joseph and Lillian Kunkel. As a student of Home Economics at Immaculata College, Loretta completed her Bachelor of Science degree and worked as a dietitian at Hahnemann Hospital Philadelphia, as a Fashion Advisor at Butterick Pattern Company, New York City and for the Philadelphia Electric Company as a test kitchen home economist. While living in New York City Loretta met Richard Riordan. The couple married in 1958 and moved to Rockland County New York. Family was the focus of Loretta's life. Her talents and skills created a loving home for her husband and children. Dr. Riordan joined Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara and the family settled in Saratoga in 1966. The Riordans moved to Danville in 1985. Loretta is survived by her children, Mary Riordan, Richard Riordan (Nolli), Brendan Riordan and Regina Riordan-Fouts (Erik) and 5 grandchildren. Surviving siblings include Dolores and John Kunkel. She is preceded in death by her son Joseph Riordan and husband Richard Riordan. Friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon. Remembrances to Hospice of the East Bay, 3470 Buskirk Ave., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 View the online memorial for Loretta Catherine Riordan
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