Denise M. Righi


Denise M. Righi 83, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Montreal, Canada, the daughter of William and Rita (Benoit) Premore.
Denise was a graduate of Our Lady of Victory class of 1953. After graduation she worked as a sale clerk in local businesses.
In 1955 she was married to Salvedeo Righi at Our Lady of Victory Church by the Reverend Father Branche. Denise returned to Plattsburgh with her husband after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. Later having two children Dino and Ann Marie, she became a stay at home mother. Denise made sure her family was well cared for.
A few of her interest and hobbies were arts and crafts, ceramics, needlepoint and puzzles. But her biggest enjoyments were to be with her family, granddaughters, and great-grandsons, Elijah and Aiden Adams and Tristan.
Although in pain the last five years of her life she always had a smile for visiting family and friends.
Denise was predeceased by her parents, her brothers-in-law, Jordan Righi and his wife Patricia and Harold " Rebel" Hicks.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 64 years, Salvedeo Righi, their son Dino Righi and his wife Sandy and their children; Angela Barsa and her husband Andrew, and Gianna, her daughter AnnMarie Toellner and her companion Kris Sperling, and their children; Nicole Adams and her husband Seth, Heather Halterman and her husband Arron, Zachary Sperling and his wife Tammy, Jessica Sperling, her great- grandchildren, Elijah and Aiden Adams and Tristan Sperling, her sister-in-law Laverne Hicks, and several nieces and nephews.
Donations in her name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 at the American Legion Post 20 on the Quarry Road, in Plattsburgh. Dress will be casual jeans, shorts, etc.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
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Jul 20, 2019
You will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved you.
LaVerne Hicks
Jul 20, 2019
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