Mary Louise Riffe


Mary Louise Tuscan Riffe, age 89, of Rush, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023 at her residence.

She was born October 12, 1933 in Crestline, Ohio, a daughter of the late Annuziato “Andy” Tuscan and Santa Giovenco Lomas.

Mary was a member of St. John & Elizabeth Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Ray Doc Riffe Jr.; two children, Gina Riffe and Sharon Riffe; five sisters, Pauline Algire, Thersa Brocklesby, Thedora Tuscan, Eileen Spade and Stella Salvati; one grandchild, William Larry Flaugher.

She is survived by one son, Joe (Kim) Riffe of Grayson, Kentucky; one daughter, Barb Flaugher of Rush, Kentucky; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one brother, Joseph (Phyllis) Tuscan of Canton, Ohio; one sister, Virginia (Wayne) Robinson of Plymouth, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2023, at St John & Elizabeth Catholic Church in Grayson, Kentucky with Rev. FR. G. Marc Bentley officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter Memory Gardens in Grayson, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2023 at Grayson Funeral Home and Cremations Services and after 9 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023 at St John & Elizabeth Catholic Church in Grayson, Kentucky until the service hour.

Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 49 McCoy Road, Grayson, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mary Louise Tuscan Riffe.


  1. I’m so sorry for your loss Mary Louise was a wonderful person and her cinnamon rolls she would bring to church was the best homemade rolls I ever. Jodee Trimper


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