Frank J. Rigatti

April 7, 1931August 1, 2013

Frank J. Rigatti, 82, of Binghamton, passed away peacefully Thursday August 1, 2013 at Lourdes Hospital after a long illness. He was born in New York City and was predeceased by his parents Antoinette and Dario Rigatti, brother John Rigatti and baby brother Joey Rigatti. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Karen Rigatti, sons Dr. Damian Rigatti (Janet) of New Jersey, Tom Rigatti (Andrea) of Schenectady, and daughter, Jean Rigatti of Texas, brother George Rigatti (Meda) of Florida, sister Catherine Loffredo (Alfred) of Schenectady and sister Theresa Rigatti of Schenectady. His cousin, Gino Gentilini (Jackie) of New York City, was like Frank's third brother. His grandchildren are Luke and Julia, Veronica and Anthony, also several nieces and nephews. Frank worked as a Senior Public Work Wage Investigator for the New York State Dept of Labor, for 35 years. He served in the army during the Korean War as an MP. He loved gardening, woodworking, and making knives, furniture and wine. He loved to read, especially history. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 4pm to 7pm. at the James V. DeMarco & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinon, NY. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, August 8 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church at 9:30am. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Frank’s name to the charity of one's choice.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 8, 2013

Frank J. Rigatti

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August 9, 2013

Siamo vicini alla famiglia in questo momento di dolore,
I cugini Anna, Giuseppina, Roberto Clauser e famiglie

Keith Gillette

August 8, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss.

August 8, 2013

Karen: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God just received another angel with such a beautiful smile. He is up there praying for you now. God bless and take care, Debster -Syracuse NYSDOL PESH

Wanda Kucera-Eksteen

August 7, 2013

Karen, I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Frank was a special member of our NYSDOL family.

Bernard Beck

August 7, 2013

Frank was a friend and a co-worker at the NYSDOL. He will be in my prayers.

August 7, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jim & Theresa Legnante

patricia McHerrin

August 7, 2013

I will miss fRANK talking to my husband and myself.Always bringing tomatoes.Miss ya

George and Armida Rigatti

August 7, 2013

We will miss brother Frank, he was full of fun and good humor, a great conversationalist and a loving brother.

Mark Kosmowski

August 6, 2013


I hope you and yours are doing as well as you can right now.

August 6, 2013

Dear Family,
I am so very sorry that I am unable to be with you during this difficult time. I shall be with all of you in thought and prayer in the next couple of days. Find comfort in one another and in the many memories you have of Frank. Again I am sorry that I am not there to share the pain and to give support.