Obituary of Sheila Riberich
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Sheila Ann (O’Grady) Riberich
Age 81, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Monday, May 16th after a six year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA and was the third of eight children born to Henry and Mary O’Grady. She was married to her beloved husband Robert (Bob) Riberich for 61 years.
Originally from Swissvale, PA they moved to Forest Park, GA in 1964. Sheila was a stay-at-home mom for many years then worked for the Clayton County Water Authority for 16 years. Sheila loved spending time with her children and seven grandchildren. Sheila was extremely proud of her Irish heritage and loved sharing these traditions with her family.
In addition to her husband, Sheila is survived by her adoring children Diane (Zack) Atkinson, Rob (Terri) Riberich, Mariane (Scott) Taylor; and grandchildren Bryan (Deidre Rager), Joshua & Ashley Taylor; Lexi, Jake & Michael Riberich; and Lauren Atkinson. Surviving siblings include Mary Pat Soltis, Jeanne Duke, Harry (Mary Ellen), Timothy, and John (Claudia) O’Grady; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Sheila was preceded in death by her brothers Dennis & Keith O’Grady. She was a faithful member of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church in McDonough.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 19th from 5-7 PM at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Home in McDonough, GA. Family will also receive friends at Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home in Swissvale, PA on Sunday, May 22nd from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Word of God Catholic Church, Swissvale, PA on Monday, May 23rd at 10 AM with interment following at All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. www.niedfuneralhome.com
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