Ernest C. Riggi, 81, of Ballston Spa passed away on May 11, 2019 after a long illness.
He born on June 16, 1937 in, Schenectady, NY to Chester and Margaret (Varrone) Riggi.
Ernest graduated from Scotia High and the College of St. Rose degree program for experienced adults.
Ernest retired from GE in 1998 after 38 years.
From high school on he played in many bands in both clubs and parties. For many years he and his son enjoyed amateur race and was a member of SCCA for over 30 years.
Ernest is survived by his wife Kathleen (Farry), daughters Deborah and Jennifer and his grandsons Zachary and Lukas Riggi.
He was preceded in death by his parents Chester and Margaret (Varrone) Riggi; his brother Chester Riggi Jr.; his sister Regina Riggi and his son David.
Family and friends may call from 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York.
The Family would like to thank the staff at Wesley 2 Springs for all their care and compassion.
In Lieu of Flowers, Donations to The Parkinson’s Foundation; 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33130 or The American Heart Association; 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 would be appreciated
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