Cohoes, NY Alden E. Rigney, 90, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on April 8, 2019 after a brief illness. Born in Cohoes, NY, he was the eldest of six children of the late Mary (Domay) Rigney and Edmund Rigney. A lifelong resident of Cohoes, Mr. Rigney was a 30-year member of the National Guard and was also involved with the Knights of Columbus. He was a parishioner of the former St. Agnes Church in Cohoes. After its closure, he attended the Holy Trinity Church also located in Cohoes in addition to St. Mary’s Church in Waterford, NY. He loved to sing in the church choir. Alden also had a talent for roller skating and would often attend Guptill’s Skating Arena in Latham, NY. Mr. Rigney was an employee of the former Tech Hughes for 40 years. Alden is predeceased by his wife, Mary, and daughter, Grace Mary. Survivors include his grandson Robert Rogers of Troy, NY and great-grandson Bryson Rogers as well as his brother, Warren F. Rigney, of Troy, NY and his sister, Marion Willetts, of Waterford, NY, as well as numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Rigney was predeceased by three brothers. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9am from Holy Trinity Church Cohoes. Interment will be in St, Agnes Cemetery Cohoes, Calling hours are Friday from 4-7 at the Marra Funeral Home Cohoes. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Alden E. Rigney please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Alden E Rigney November 6 1928 April 8 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Cohoes, state: New York