Kelly J. Rigoni, 37, died at 4 p.m. April 29, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born Sept. 1, 1975, in Boston to Carl J. and Mary L. Knight Coder. Her father and stepmother, Deb Coder, survive in North Andover, Mass. Her mother survives in Davenport, Fla. On July 17, 1998, she married Jason A. Rigoni, who survives in Lima.
Mrs. Rigoni was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and dear friend to all. She was a 1994 graduate of Masconomet High School, Boxford, Mass., and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1998 from Duquesne University. In 2001, she received her master’s degree in education from Edinboro University. She was a math and science teacher in public schools in El Paso, Texas, for seven years. She was an avid runner, having run track at Duquesne University her junior and senior years. She attended Shawnee Community United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and children. She was a soccer and basketball coach for her children’s teams. She was very proud of being a soccer, basketball, football, dance and cheerleading mom. She truly loved her children and loved being with them in all the facets of their lives.
Survivors also include four children, Dylan K. Rigoni, Ariana C. Rigoni, Dominic A. Rigoni and Alyssa J. Rigoni, all of Lima; a brother, Cory Coder, of Chicago; and several extended family members.
She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, James and Elizabeth Coder.
Services will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shawnee Community United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bryan Bucher will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lima Memorial Health System of the YMCA Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.
Arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services.