Sister Margaret Mary Rigdon
A Mass of Christian Burial for Precious Blood Sister Margaret Mary Rigdon was held at the Salem Heights Chapel in Dayton March 18. Sister Margaret Mary, 94, died at the Maria Joseph Center in Dayton March 14. She had been a Sister of the Precious Blood for 55 years.
A native of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Sister Margaret Mary entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood on Jan. 6, 1960. A registered nurse, she ministered for 28 years at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati; at Lourdes Hall and Emma Hall at the Maria Joseph Center; and St. Leonard Center in Centerville. For 10 years, she served at the post office at the Maria Joseph Center.
She retired to Salem Heights in 2003 and moved to Maria Joseph Center in 2015. Interment was in Salem Heights Cemetery.