Paula J Riley died at 10:25 a.m. July 1, 2018 in New York City after a two year battle with lung cancer. When she was first diagnosed she was given a life expectancy of six months to a year. About eight months ago she was submitted to hospice care with a diagnosis of weeks to a few months. Paula was a fighter and she loved life and was curious and passionate about every endeavor she undertook. She was not going to abide by other peoples timetables.
Please take some time and peruse this memorial site. See the pull down menus from the main menu above to take you to: Paula's Eulogy, Paula's Stories, Acting Reel, Biography and History Photographs, Singing Reel, Poetry Book, PPA Guide, Drawings, Testimonials, Teachings, The Spiral Theatre Productions, the future of The Spiral Stage ... and so many other things you may not have known about Paula.
Steve J. Hill
Steve would like to give heartfelt thanks to:
Sandy and Debbie Davies, Jag Davies, Ranier Davies, Leona and Leroy Lissauer, Harry Wexler, Diane Gottlieb, Alan and Paul Daniel, Jack Riley, Dede Lyons, Phyllis Lissauer, Jodie Hill, Paul Hill, Harriett Staats, Trouper, Denise Flemming, Mary Lynn Blasutta, Gail Skala, Robert F. Benjamin, Jackie Chester, Callie Goodrich, Ronnie Leeds, Robbi Johnstone, Barbara Miluski, Judy Stadt, Racheim Barnes, Coni Koefinger, Jaz Dorsey, Iza Itkin, Earl Wilson Jr., Mari Lyn Henry, Fengar Gael, Ludovica Villar-Hauser, Prudence Wright Homes—The League of Professional Theatre Women,
Bob Ost—Theatre Resourses Unlimited, Richard Rosenthal Agency, Bernie Furshpan—Metropolitan Room, Thrown Stone Theatre, Mark and Pamela Von Ulrich, Dave Flaherty, Tim Meeker, Bob Scott,
James DeMetro, Mike Drabenstott, Marshal Simon, Gloria Johnson, Anna Rocchio, Memorial Sloan Kettering, NYU Langone, Idi Halleck,—Calvary Hospice, the nursing/nursing aid staff at Mary Manning Walsh, Ben Sloan and staff at 160 Madison Avenue
With special gratitude—Karen McGrane. And special angels—Stuart and Nora Aion.
Three views of the Spiral Theatre stage and the gray-box studio at The Network, 2013