1937 George 2015

George Riggall

September 8, 1937 — January 13, 2015


GEORGE B. RIGGALL

W. EATON:

George B. Riggall, 77, of W. Eaton, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at his home. He was born in W. Eaton on September 8, 1937, a son of the late Raymond and Ada Hemingway Riggall. A lifelong W. Eaton resident, George graduated from Morrisville High School and furthered his studies in various trades. On July 27, 1985 in Eaton he married the former Betty A. (Farnham) Schlotzhauer. George worked for the Carrier Corp. as a specialized machinist for 32 years until his retirement. He also owned and operated Riggall Excavations until his second retirement in 2008. He had been a former employee of the Town of Eaton Highway Dept. and a custodian at SUNY Morrisville.
He was a charter member and past chief of the W. Eaton Vol. Fire Dept.; past District Chief and Fire Commissioner. He also was past member and EMT of the W. Eaton Vol. Ambulance Corps., where he also served on the Board of Commissioners. George was an avid sportsman and a member of the Eaton Sportsman Club.
Surviving are his wife Betty; two sons, George “Bud” Riggall, Jr. of FL.; Kenneth Riggall of TN, a daughter Deidra Service of Oneida, step son James Schlotzhauer of W. Eaton, step daughter Susan (Ronald) Sharlette of Oneida; three brothers, Thomas, Harry and Norman Riggall of W. Eaton as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He also leaves his puppy Peaches, who gave him much solitude. He was predeceased by his brother Fred Riggall.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, NY. Interment will be held in the spring in the W. Eaton Cemetery. Friends are invited and may call on Friday from 4 to 7 PM. The Fire Dept. will meet prior to the service

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Friday, January 16, 2015

4:00 - 7:00pm

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Morrisville, NY

31 Cedar Street, Morrisville, NY 13408

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