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Jess E. Rigby

October 11, 1952 ~ March 19, 2019 (age 66)

Jess E. Rigby, 66, of Canonsburg, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born October 11, 1952 in Indiana, a son of Shirley Steele Rigby Grodecour of Monongahela and the late Vernon Rigby.

Mr. Rigby was a 1971 graduate of Ringgold High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1974.

Jess had worked as a loan officer for PNC and Equibank and retired as Manager of the former Automotive Association Credit Union.

He was a member of the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church where he had served as an Elder.

Mr. Rigby was the Treasurer for the Canonsburg Friends of the Park, member of the Canonsburg Park Board, Treasurer for the Washington Presbytery and was past board member for the Canonsburg Library.

On August 4, 1979, he married Laurie Sukolsky who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a sister, Amy Barbour of Monongahela, two brothers in law, Rev. Bill Sukolsky (Karen) of Waynesburg and Bob Sukolsky (Lynda) of Youngwood; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A brother, Bill Rigby is deceased.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342 and from 10 to 11:00a.m. the time of service Friday, March 22, 2019 in the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Don Coleman officiating.  Interment will be private.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike St., Canonsburg, PA 15317 or Canonsburg Friends of the Park, P.O. Box 4, Canonsburg, PA 15317.

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