Nancy Riggins

Obituary of Nancy L Riggins

Early Wednesday morning on February 13, 2019, Nancy Lee Riggins passed away with her loving family by her side.

Nancy was born to Leon and Mary Zaleski on January 11, 1948 in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1965 and received a Nursing Degree from Bon Secours in 1968. For over 30 years, Nancy pursued her career as a Registered Nurse in Labor & Delivery.

On September 8, 1968 Nancy married her childhood friend and love of her life, Donald Riggins and together they raised their family in Anne Arundel County for 41 years before retiring to their “Beach House” in West Ocean City, MD.

Nancy leaves her legacy of six children: Donald Riggins Jr., Amy Vicendese, Beth Wozar, Catherine Neville, Shawn Riggins & Erin Monfredo along with sixteen grandchildren, Madison, Jacob, Reilly, Ella, Carson, Tanner, Tatum, Cameron, Carleigh, Kenley, Cooper, Lucia, Sarah, Lennon, Sofia & Logan.  She also leaves to cherish her memory, her loving brother Ronald Zaleski. Her family and friends will always remember her selfless love, compassion, vibrant energy and strength.

Family was the center of her life. When she wasn’t with her children and grandchildren, she and Donald were traveling the world or out fishing and crabbing on the boat.

All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to JDRF at

Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service a division of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811.  Please visit to express condolences to the family.



Share Your Memory of