Anne L Riffon

July 17, 1922December 5, 2018

Anne L. Riffon ,96, of Davie Florida, passed away on December 5, 2018.

Anne was born in Norwich Connecticut on July 17, 1922 to Nancy (Lorello) and Joseph Longo. She married Emil Michael Riffon on May 26, 1948. She worked as a Supervisor/ Driver’s License Specialist for the State of Florida for many years until she retired in 1988. After retirement and until very recently, she was an active volunteer with many groups, including Westside Hospital and the Park City Library and Voter Checklist. She joined St. David’s Church’s as a founding member in 1972 and was a past president of the Women’s Club and helped at many church fundraisers throughout the years, including the annual Carnivals and weekly Bingo games.

Anne is preceded in death by her husband Emil Michael Riffon on January 23, 2003. She is survived by her children and their spouses: Louise and Norman Bessette of Georgia, Thomas and Christine Kennedy- Riffon of Vermont and Julie Riffon-Keith and Kevin Keith of New Hampshire; her sister Louise Myers of Davie, Florida; her grandchildren: Paul Bessette and Emily Bessette of Georgia, Megan Brown of California and Zachary Brown of Washington and great-grandchildren: Tabitha Bessette and Paul Bessette,4th of Georgia. Anne loved playing cards, bingo, her many friends and was devoted to her family, especially her four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She always looked at the positive in a person or a situation and will be missed tremendously by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. David’s Church, 3900 South University Drive, Davie Florida. Arrangements are by Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens of Davie Florida.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Anne may be made to: St. David’s Church, 3900 So University Dr., Davie, Fla 33328 or Hope Outreach Center,4700 SW 64th Ave, Davie Fla 33314.


  • St. David's Catholic Church
  • Hope Outreach Center


10 December

Funeral Service

10:30 am - 11:30 am

St. David Catholic Church

3900 South University Drive
Davie, FL 33328


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Susan Nuttall

December 7, 2018

Anne was an amazing woman and so loved by all her children. She will be missed. I am happy I had the pleasure of sharing some time with her. My condolences to Anne's family. My condolences, Sue Nuttall

Susan Nuttall

December 7, 2018

Anne, her sister, Louise and I had a card group and played on Friday evenings. Anne made all the phone calls to make sure everyone was playing and was an awesome organizer. She will be missed. I just want to share a few pictures that were taken during one of our card player's birthday celebration. This one is a picture of Anne, Louise and myself, Sue Nuttall. Again, my deepest sympathy to the family.

Susan Nuttall

December 7, 2018

I would like to share a few pictures of Ann, Louise and I, Sue Nuttall. My condolences to the family.

Susan Nuttall

December 7, 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to express my sympathy to all of Anne's children, who were always there for their Mom. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to her sister, Louise. I have been friends with Anne for number of years. We played poker together on Friday nights with a nice group of women. Anne organized the group, and she was amazing. She will be missed by all of us.