Margaret “Mag” Riggs, SCN, 69, a native of Lebanon, Kentucky, died at Nazareth, Kentucky, on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 34 years.
Sister Mag lived in Belize from 1982-1983 where she served in a local parish. From 1983-1989, she served as parish minster at St. Jerome in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. Sister Mag studied at Spalding University and served at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital for 18 years until her retirement in 2008.
Sister is survived by her sisters and brothers, Marinel Clark, Shirley Ann Hutchins, Patricia Bartley, James T. Riggs III, William T. Riggs, John M. Riggs, Ginger Ayers, Lois Edelen and Sara Ruley; and by her religious community.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. in St. Vincent Church Tuesday evening and will be followed by a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky. Memorials may be made to Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY 40048.