Shirley Dawn (DeLong) Rigatti, 86, of Kittanning, died Thursday, July 30, 2020 at home. She was born November 17, 1933 at home in Clearfield, PA to the late Harry and Geneva (Clawges) DeLong.
She retired frome the Tipton Children’s Home and was a member of the Kittanning Church of Christ where she enjoyed helping with Bible studies.
Shirley is survived by two daughters Lorrie (Frank) Ridenour of Kittanning and Robin (Patrick) Gutherie of Kittanning; three sons Jeffrey (Judy Kamnendiner) of Kittanning, Louis (Stacey) Rigatti II of Kittanning , and Charles (Sherri) Roberts of Tipton, OK; 23 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; two sisters Christine (David) Newell of Ft. Mill, SC and Vista (Clyde) Hepburn of Missoula, Mt; sister in law Beverly DeLong of Dubois; sister in law Patricia Pinchock of Dubois; sister in law Sue Strohm of Dubois; brother in law James Penrose of Fairfax, VA; sister in law Janet Scribe of CT.
She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Rigatti I; son James Rigatti; daughter Jill Rigatti; daughter in law Julie Rigatti; her parents Harry and Geneva DeLong; father and mother in law Elliot and Edith Penrose; brother Jack DeLong; sister Margorie Nupp; brother in laws Paul Pinchock, Bill Penrose, Ralph Nupp, and Andy Scribe.
Friends will be received on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Kittanning Church of Christ where there will be additional visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service with Dr. Larry Krause officiating. Per the governor’s orders and following CDC guidelines, all people attending will be required to wear a mask or facial covering and no more than 25 people will be permitted in the building at a time. For more information or to express condolences to the family, please visit www.snydercrissman.com
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s honor to the Tipton Children’s Home, P.O. Box 370, Tipton, OK 73570 or Search of the Lord’s Way in Edmond, OK.
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