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Lambert “Bert” Rigney

May 21, 1941 - May 8, 2018

Lambert "Bert" Rigney, 76, of Jonesville, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at his home. He was born May 21, 1941 in Greene County, Mississippi to William and Josephine (Simons) Rigney. He married Mary Ann (Rice) Spahr on December 9, 1978, and she preceded him in death on November 26, 2013.

Bert retired from Hillsdale Tool in 1999. He loved to volunteer as a driver for Perennial Park Senior Center where he was also involved with the Harmonica and Karaoke Clubs. Bert served his country in the US Air Force.

Survivors include his children, Cindy (Doug) Sawyer, Linden, Cassie (Joe) Barton, Al (Frances) Rigney, Richard (Susan) Rigney, Chris (Lenore) Spahr, Sean (Rene) Spahr, Shane (Jenny) Spahr and Chad (Sue) Spahr; daughter-in-law, Debbie Rigney; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Bert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Ann; son, Fred Rigney; and siblings Earl, Lloyd, Alene, Lorene, Agnes, W.T., Dorothy Gail and Clinton.

A celebration of life for Lambert Rigney will be held Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Perennial Park Senior Center in Hillsdale. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Perennial Park Senior Center.



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Celebration of Life:
Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Perennial Park Senior Center
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