Had a passion for cooking, driving up the coast and engineering

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. — Timothy J. Riese, 61, of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, died unexpectedly Saturday, September 10, 2022 at his home. His wife of 21 years is Regina Angeli-Riese.

Born in Long Beach, California, he was the son of Doris Ann Riese (Bond) and the late Robert P. Riese.

Tim grew up in North Reading. He attended North Reading High School where he played varsity soccer, graduating in 1978. Tim continued his education at the University of Lowell, where he earned a B.S. in plastics engineering in 1982.

Tim spent his career working primarily for Poly-Hi Solidur and later Laminations, Inc., ultimately achieving the title of Director of Manufacturing.

Tim had a passion for cooking, family, his grandchildren, driving up the coast, cars, plastics, engineering, and New England Patriots football. He considered his home “The most beautiful place on Earth.”

Also surviving Tim are his sons, Christopher Riese and his wife Marie of Acton, Mass.; Gregory Riese and his wife Kimber of Winthrop, Maine; Eric Riese and his wife Stephanie of Derry, N.H.; his children’s mother, Barbara O’Toole of Derry, N.H.; his daughter Lisa Harris of Wellesley, Mass.; six grandchildren, Brendan, Liam, Maddison, and Natalie Riese, and William and Isabel Proulx; his sisters, Deborah Gallagher, Luwana Ledoux and Kathryn Riese; and his best little buddy and knucklehead, Brady.

A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill St., North Reading on Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. -2 p.m.