Lettie Rigler Stannard, 93, formerly of Massena, New York, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Wesleyan Village Elyria. Lettie was born November 13, 1919, in Fonda, New York to Harry and Lelah (Ingersoll) Ochampaugh.
She graduated from Syracuse, University School of Nursing in 1940. On January 3, 1941, she married Joseph A. Rigler, he predeceased her on December 15, 1986. She later married Robert E. Stannard on July 9, 1989, in Elyria. Robert passed away on March 30, 2013. Lettie was employed as a RN with Thomas Perdue, MD in Massena, New York, and retired from St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wellington.
Lettie is survived by her children, Constance R. and Dr. Stanley Filarski of Eugene, Oregon, and Michael and Carolyn Rigler of Sun City West, Arizona; also her beloved grandchildren, Scott E. Filarski of Redmond, Washington, Kristen Wilk MD of Seattle, Washington, Eric Rigler of Liverpool, New York, and Matthew Rigler of Massena, New York. Lettie also leaves behind her great grandchildren, Megan Filarski, Claire Filarski, Kate, Ryan Milne and Zachary Wilk.
A Mass of Resurrection for Lettie will be held Monday, April 29, 2013, at 12 Noon, at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Reverend Donald J. Manfred presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
At the request of the family memorial contributions may be made to Mercy New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH, 44053.