Ross S. Rigoli

Ross S. Rigoli, 89, of 28 Cutting St., Jamestown, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing.

He was the husband of Jean Carlson Rigoli whom he married Feb. 20, 1953, and who died June 30, 2012.

Ross was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Jamestown, one of eight children of the late Sebastian “Busty” and Mary Conti Rigoli, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He worked in the heat treat department of Proto Tool for 30 years.

Ross was a member of the Lakewood American Legion and enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing pool, was excellent at horseshoes and loved any time spent with his grandchildren.

Surviving are three sons: Ross (Lynn) Rigoli, Jr. of Grand Haven, MI, Thomas (Brad Lindquist) Rigoli of Jamestown and David (Shanna Jack) Rigoli of Allendale, MI; six grandchildren: Julie (Matthew) Weller, Stephanie (Brian) Mock, Whitney-Beth (Justin) Burrows, Riley Brooke Rigoli (Brad VanDeVusse), David (Amy) Rigoli Jr. and Elis (Brittney) Stewart; and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters: Josie (Doug) Brian of Panama City, Fla., and Marylou Scherer of Stevens Point, Wisc.; and a brother, Tho185501

mas P. (Michelle) Rigoli of Los Altos, Calif.

In addition to his wife, Jean, Ross was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Rigoli; two sisters, Fran Gatto and Jennie Gagliardo; and two brothers, Anthony and James Rigoli.

The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, for two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221; or the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.

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