Richard J. Riordan

Richard J. Riordan of Stamford, Ct passed away peacefully on his 80th birthday while surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Riordan had a passion for travel and enjoyed riding coal and steam trains throughout New England. He loved stock car racing at the Danbury Race Track.   Richard was a devoted Roman Catholic and a 40-year parishioner at St Cecilia Church in Stamford.

He is survived by his daughter Kimberly Riordan-Vermeulen, Two grandchildren:  Rose & William Vermeulen.  Also survived by Dolores Riordan.


Visitation will be held prior to the mass on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 9 am- 10 am at The Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home 104 Myrtle Ave Stamford, CT (203)-359-9999.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday October 21, at St Cecilia Church 1184 Newfield Ave Stamford. The Interment will follow at St John Cemetery Darien, CT. In lieu of flowers donation in his name may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  To send on-line condolences to the family, please visit