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FAIRFIELD, CT- Irene Geambazi Rigia, age 94, of Fairfield, wife of the late Thomas Rigia, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Born and raised in Woonsocket, RI, Irene had been a Fairfield Town resident for many years. She had worked for the Bryant Electric Co., of Bridgeport until her retirement. Irene was a longtime member of St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church and was a member of the church Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her son, Richard A. Rigia, a daughter Christine Rigia, both of Texas, a sister Florence Geambazi of Fairfield, grandchildren Thomas Rigia and his wife Lisa and Alexandra Rigia. She also leaves behind a sister in law Elizabeth Geambazi, a nephew, Robert Geambazi and his wife Debbie a niece Susan Neal as well as several additional nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers George, Nicholas and Charles.
Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10am at St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church, 504 Sport Hill Rd., Easton. Friends may call on Wednesday at church from 9am until the time of services. In lieu of flower memorial contributions may be made to St. Dimitrie Church. Arrangements in the care of the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home.
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