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Newman Riggs

RIGGS Newman (Originally from Bay de Verde) Newman Riggs (originally from Bay de Verde) passed suddenly away on July 16, 2019 at the age of 73. Predeceased by his parents: William and Mabel Riggs; brothers: Llewllyn (Jennie), Joseph and William Riggs. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of almost 50 years Grace; children: Kerri (Gerry) Keeping, Jason (Krystal) Riggs; grandchildren that he loved dearly: Grace, Philip, and William Keeping, Paige, Hunter, and Katelyn Riggs; sisters: Florence (Henley, deceased), Sally (Bob) Luedee; special friend: Craig Lockyer. As well as a large circle of other family and friends. He loved spending most of his time on the sea, where he retired as a Captain from the Canadian Coast Guard. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday July 18, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9pm and Friday July 19 from 10am-12pm. Funeral service to take place from St. Mary The Virgin Anglican Church on Friday July 19, 2019 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Newman’s memory to St. Mary The Virgin Anglican Church. To leave a message of condolence please visit

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