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Vincent  "Jimi" Riggio
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • St. Luke's School
    487 Hudson Street
    New York , NY 10014

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“Jimi was a big hearted man and full of life. Our sincerest condolences to the Riggio family on your loss. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Rich Tomasulo - Chappaqua, NY

“Joann and Jake, I am so sorry for your loss. I have nothing but wonderful memories of Jimi. He was such a caring man. My love and prayers to the...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Garcia - littleton, CO

“Jimi,You were such a dear soul and I will miss you so much! Your name came up in our meeting this morning with the announcement about your passing. ...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My Condolences to the RIggio Family ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Mr. and mrs. carmine and claire cortese cortese - NY

“One of my fondest memories of Jimi goes back to the late 70's-there was a fall football game between the Main Store-105 and the Sale Annex.Brawn (105...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Maureen Golden - Somers, NY

“Just the evening before I heard this saddening news, I was reminiscing about Jimi with a friend who never knew him. Honestly, I will never forget his...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: William MacKay - New York City, NY

“Dear Joann and Jake,I was so very sad to hear that Jimi has passed away. I am truly saddened. He was a dear friend. I will always think of him as a...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mary golden - Mansfield, MA

“Ody, "who are these people"? I jumped up from my seat at the Fillmore East on January 31st 1969 during the first time we saw Led Zeppelin live. Think...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“what can I say, the most generous friend I ever had over the course of a 55 year friendship. from our days at the Fillmore and Electric Circus, to...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear about such a great loss of "Jimi". Sending lots of love and prayers to his family. Joann and Jake, my heart and prayers are with you...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Erin Johnson - Rockford, IL

“Stevie. .I am so sorry for your loss. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Massa - Trenton, NJ

“Sorry for the loss of your brother- prayers for your family. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Frank Miranda - Hampton Bays, NY

“My condolences to the Riggio family for their loss. Though I have not seen Jimi in many years I was always aware of his genorosity and his hope for...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: joseph sottosanti - tucson, AZ

“Dear Jimi,I loved you like a brother, and shared so many things wit you that I cannot begin to list them all. So many Yankee opening days and so many...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: David Faimali - Kenneth City, FL

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RIGGIO, Vincent "Jimi", died October 1, 2019, in Manhattan. Beloved husband of Joann (nee, Garcia); devoted father of Jake; loving brother of Leonard and his wife Louise, and Stephen and his wife Laura; dearest uncle to Lisa and Chris Rollo, Donna and Steven Cortese, Stephanie and Michael Bulger, Laura Ann and Karan Nayar, Christina Riggio and the late Melissa Riggio; great uncle to Steven, Anthony and Joseph Cortese, Leo Bulger and Krishan Nayar; son-in-law to Eugene Garcia; brother-in-law to Robert Johnson, Marty Johnson and his wife Carol, Rise Johnson, Cynthia Johnson, Connie Bertola and her husband Steven. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 11:30 am at The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, Mott Street (between Houston and Prince Streets). Friends may call Friday, 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm at Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker Street, NY, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's School, 487 Hudson Street, NY, NY 10014. For additional information and online condolences, visit