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Obituary for Dorothy Marie Riggio

Dorothy Marie Riggio, 66, of Murphysboro, passed away at 12:22 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

Dorothy was born on February 6, 1953, in Murphysboro, to Thomas Riggio and Teresa (Pellegrini) Riggio.

She was a Christian and believed in God.

Dorothy is survived by one brother Austin Riggio and one sister Nancy Riggio Pierce, both of Murphysboro;

and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Agatha Roach and Anna Mae Mathis, and one brother in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Pettett Funeral Home and burial at Tower Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The family would prefer memorials be made to Our Place. For more information, please visit