Orrin William Riggott Jr., 79, of Berlin, husband of Eleanor Riggott, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.
Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Orrin William Riggott Sr., and Edna (Goodrich) Riggott. Orrin was a Cromwell and New Britain resident before moving to Berlin seven years ago. He was formerly employed at Raymond Engineering before retiring. Orrin enjoyed fishing and hunting. He volunteered at the Memorial Food Booth at the Berlin Fair for many years. He was a past secretary for Mattabassett Rifle and Pistol Club, and a longtime ham radio operator.
Surviving is devoted family, including his wife, Eleanor (Bogoslawski) Riggott; two sons, Kevin Riggott and his wife Michelle Niedermeyer of Granby, Wayne Riggott and his wife Amy of Kensington; two sisters, Edna “Tootsie” Kahrmann and Judy Mullavey; two grandchildren, Robyn and her husband Conner Bernard and Eryn Riggott, along with many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind many lifelong friends.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4-6 PM at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home of Berlin/Porter’s, 111 Chamberlain Hwy., Kensington.
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