Dorthy M. Rigo (Matakovic)

Burial Date:

December 15, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

September 12, 1927 - December 11, 2017

Funeral Home:

Richard J Reidy Funeral Home (Directions)


Hungarian Reformed Church - Lorain (Directions)

Dorothy M. Rigo (nee: Matakovic) 90, of Sheffield Village, passed away, Monday, December 11, 2017 in Mercy New Life Hospice Center of Lorain following a lengthy illness.
She was born September 2, 1927 in Lorain to her loving parents Steve and Margaret (née Bayus) Matakovic.
Dorothy graduated from Lorain High School in 1945. She worked for Smith and Gerhart, Lorain. She was a member of Hungarian Reformed United Church of Christ, Lorain. Along with being a devoted mother she was an excellent cook. Dorothy was a good bowler & enjoyed league bowling.
She will be deeply missed by her daughters, Kay (Dennis) Will of Sheffield Village and Karen (Don) West of Lorain and 2 grandchildren.
Along with her parents ,Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years Ernie in 1991 and her sister Alice Kopronica.
Her family will receive friends Thursday, December 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain. Friends may also call Friday 10 a.m. until time of her funeral service at 11 a.m. in Hungarian Reformed Church, 1691 East 31st Street, Lorain. Rev. Peter Toth, Pastor will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hungarian Reformed Church, 1691 East 31st Street, Lorain, Ohio 44055.
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Burial Location

Section: Z - Garden of the Cross Lot Number: 142 Space: 4


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