Death of Julian and Adrian Riester

March 27, 1919 - June 1, 2011
Buffalo, New York | Age 92

NY-born twin friars die on same day at age 92
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CAROLYN THOMPSON, The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Identical twins Julian and Adrian Riester were born seconds apart 92 years ago. They died hours apart this week.

The Buffalo-born brothers were also brothers in the Roman Catholic Order of Friars Minor. Professed friars for 65 years, they spent much of that time working together at St. Bonaventure University, doing carpentry work, gardening and driving visitors to and from the airport and around town.


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