Angelo Rigano, a lifetime Mamaroneck resident, passed away April 14, 2014, at age 101.
Born June 29, 1912 to Santo & Gaetana Rigano. He graduated from Mamaroneck High School, where he was a football player. Angelo worked with his brothers building houses in Westchester. He joined the Army and served his country in Europe during WWII. He was active in American Legion Post 347, where he served as Commander for several years. He changed careers in the 60’s, studying computers. He worked as a Computer Operator for Ciba-Geigy in Ardsley, from which he retired in 1977.
After retirement, Angelo worked part time at Foley’s Hardware in Larchmont, where he enjoyed sharing his knowledge from years of building homes with the customers who came to him for advice.
Angelo is the beloved husband of Rosemarie (Russo). In addition to his wife he is survived by his devoted daughter, Rita Anne Rigano (Ronald Katz). Loving grandfather of David, Paul & Julie Rigano. He was predeceased by his siblings Joseph, Charles, Philip, Mary, Lola Proch, Catherine Mahrlig, and Frances Gironda.
To honor Angelo’s life, family will receive friends on Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at COXE & GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME 767 E. Boston Post Rd. Mamaroneck, 914-698-5968. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10am at St. Vito’s RC Church followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemtery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Legion; www.legion.org/donate/memorials.com. For more information or to place an online condolence, www.coxeand graziano.com