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Barbara Riggs

November 15, 1937 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 83)


A Graveside Funeral Service for Barbara Joyce Barbieri Riggs, 83, of Aiken, SC will be held at two o’clock p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Williston Cemetery with the very Reverend Gregory B. Wilson as celebrant. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery on Friday. Due to the current pandemic and the CDC regulations, social distancing and other guidelines will be in place; facemasks are requested. The service will be live-streamed on our Official Folk Funeral Home - Live Stream Facebook page for those unable to attend. Mrs. Riggs passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021.

Born in Vineland, NJ, she was a daughter of the late John Barbieri and Agatha Van-Steyn Barbieri. She graduated from Columbia College with a Business Degree; she previously worked at Arrowhead Water Systems in Monterey Park, CA, the Lynwood Police Department in Lynwood, CA, and also worked in the Civil Division at the Aiken County Court House. She was of the Catholic Faith.

Survivors include her daughters Mary Katherine Perrillioux of Warrenville, Elizabeth Riggs of Orange County, CA, and Therese (Rick) Mosher of Aiken; brothers John (Maxie) Barbieri of Orangeburg, Richard (Mary) Barbieri of Miami Lakes, FL, Robert (Donna) Barbieri of St. Charles, MO; grandchildren Ashley Smith, Ricky (Bailey) Mosher, Desiree Colston, Suzette Perrillioux, A.J. Perrillioux, Brenda Perrillioux, Paige Scialla; great grandchildren Maxwell Alexander Smith and Carson Skye Miller and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Patricia Gainey and Andrea Roy; a brother Teddy Barbieri and a grandson Travis Miller.

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Graveside Service
April 30, 2021

2:00 PM
Williston Cemetery
2600 Lake Drive
Williston, SC 29853

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