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Obituary for Norman Riggs

August 7, 1935 - July 12, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 82

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother


Norman F. Riggs, 82 of Avon Lake since 1960, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Avon Cleveland Clinic after a brief illness. He was born August 7, 1935.
Norman was a 1952 graduate of St. Ignatius High School. He then attended Ohio Northern University where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in 1956. He was a Spec 5 in the Army stationed at DeWitt Army Hospital in Ft. Belvoir, VA. Through the years, Norman worked as a Pharmacist at Avon Lake Drugs, St Joseph Hospital and various other drug stores. Norman then became the Pharmacist at E.M.H. working 38 years before retiring. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Avon Lake, the AmVets of Sandusky, OH. and the Lorain County Pharmaceutical Association. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, camping and was an Indy car race fan.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Martha "Jane" (nee Ritchie); children Deborah A. Lindsey (the late Keith) of Columbus, OH., Pamela J. Riggs of Fremont, OH., David A. Riggs (Regina) of Edgewood, KY., and Karen L. Riggs (Dziech) of Cold Spring, KY.; 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sister Donna Hassel (Dick) of Avon Lake; many cousins, nieces, nephews and he was loved by many.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to a charity of your choice.
Friends may call at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON-BELDEN RD, AVON LAKE, OH on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 5pm-8pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, July 14 at St. Joseph Church 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012 at 10am with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens. 440-933-3202

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