Dorothy M. Rigoni, 85, of Port Clinton, died Monday evening, Nov. 19, 2007, in Lutheran Memorial Home, Sandusky.
She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Roswell, N.M., the daughter of Robert T. and Mary (Weis) Brightman. Dorothy worked as a registered nurse for Providence Hospital in Sandusky for 20 years. She was the instructor for the maternal and newborn nursery. Dorothy was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Altar Rosary Society, and the Church Women United. She was a member of the Ohio Nurses Association, the Toledo District Nurses Association, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross and Heartbeat of Ottawa County. Dorothy was a Mary Mann Alumnus and a Providence Hospital School of Nursing Alumnus. She will be greatly missed by her loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.
Survivors include, grandsons, Rob (Suzan) Rigoni and William (Janet) Rigoni; great-grandchildren, Robert Rigoni III, Sevina Rigoni, Gaige Rigoni and Allura Rigoni. Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Robert Rigoni;parents; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Rigoni.
Visitation will be from2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday in Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home, Port Clinton, where a rosary service will be at 7:30 p.m. and a prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton, by The Rev. John Missler. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
Memorial contributions may be given in memory of Dorothy to the Robert Rigoni Memorial Fund in care of FOP Lodge 79, Port Clinton, OH 43452.
Condolences may be shared with the family at walkerfuneralhomes.com.