Madeline M. Riordan


Madeline M. Riordan 90, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. 

Born May 12, 1926, in The Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late George and Harriet Lancaster Dinkelmeyer.   She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Riordan. 

She was a former residence of Kings Park, NY, and North Massapequa, NY, prior to moving to Myrtle Beach in 1993, from Gastonia, NC. Madeline was a graduate of Cathedral High School and retired from New York City Telephone Company. She was a faithful member of St. Andrew Catholic Church and was named Catholic Woman of the Year in 2000. 

Survivors include her son, Dr. James J. Riordan of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, three nephews, Daniel Riordan, George and Edward Dinkelmeyer, and niece Joan Modafari-Dinkelmeyer. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Father Roger Morgan officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 Monday, April 17th at McMillan-Small Funeral Home with a prayer service beginning at 5:30. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Help 4 Kids, 2523 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 or Eternal Word Ministries (EWTN), Irondale, AL.

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Jeanne Russo
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Myrtle Beach, SC
Created On: 11/16/2017 20:09:19

I have lost another dear friend who was such a joy to know! I could always count on Madeline to have a quick come-back about any comment I made! One of God's dearest creations, and I miss her so much, but know she's much better off where she is.



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