Marguerite Louise O’Riorden, of Longboat Key, died July 8. She was 69.
Mrs. O’Riorden moved with her family in 1958 to Longboat Key. She graduated from Manatee High School in 1961 and then attended Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga. She married attorney, Jerry O’Riorden. She was an avid pilot and accumulated more than 10,000 hours flying with an airline transport pilot rating. She was also a ceramics painter.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; sister, Kristen Copes; brother, Tony Copes; and daughter, Laura.
A memorial service was held July 11, at Toale Brothers Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 20, at St. Martha Catholic Church, 200 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota.
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