Piggott, Ross Vernon

January 28, 1928 - June 4, 2016

imagePiggott, Ross Vernon age 88, of Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia formerly of Brigden, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday June 4, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Mary Louise (Gadsby) 2005 Piggott. Loving father of Gary (Lori), their children Denika & Brigetta; son Grant (Dianne), their children Joelyn Herrington (Scott), Kimberly Hockey (Peter), their children Melody & Grant and Julie Childs (Tyler); daughter Connie Classen (Jeff), their children Bobbi Lee Fournie (Jeff), their children Kassidy & Robbie, Kristina Connors (Dean) their daughter Kadence Connors and Nicole Classen (Dino Pao); and son Bryan Piggott (Christine), their children Steven Piggott (Aleah), their children Emerson & Weston, Stefany McCallum (Nick), their children Finley & Colson and son Scott Piggott (Erin). Also survived by his brother Douglas Piggott (Pat), sisters-in-law Marion Piggott (Beverley), Joyce Piggott (Rae), Aldene (late Ken) Snider and Nancy Gadsby. Predeceased by his parents Clarence (1978) and Viola Harkins (1976) Piggott brothers Beverley (2005), Rae (2006) and infant sister Anne Marie (1935). Ross farmed his entire life in Enniskillen. His biggest joy was his family, farming and faith. Ross was a life member of Brigden United Church.


Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on Tuesday June 7, 2016 2-4 and 7-9pm.


Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday June 8, 2016 at 11:00am with Rev Sandra Fogerty officiating.


Interment at Bear Creek Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Food Grains Bank “Forget–me-not” Project c/o Brigden United Church, and Alzheimer’s Society. A special thank you to all the staff at Lambton Meadowview Villa for their dedication and compassionate care our father received.

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  1. Sending Sincere Condolences to each and every member of the Piggott Family.
    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this most difficult time……

  2. To All the Piggott Family, we are very sorry to loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

    Randy & Gail Salts

  3. From my family to yours, we express our sincere condolences. We know he was a wonderful man. May he rest in peace and live on in your hearts forever. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Sorry to hear of Ross’s passing, got to know him and talk to him while visiting my Mom during her stay at Lambton Meadowview Villa. He was always so willing to talk to me when able. Sincere Regards to the family.
    Wilma Tichenoff

  5. To The Piggott Family.We are very sorry for your loss.Thinking of you at this time of sadness.Cherish your memories. Nancy Hibbert and Ace Plaine

  6. To the entire Piggott Family
    We are so sorry to hear of Ross’s death. It’s never easy to say good bye to those we love, but knowing that they are in a better place helps to accept the loss. Cherish your many memories of him and this will keep him forever close to your hearts.Unfortunately, we cannot be there in person to express our condolences but please know that our family is keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Connie & Jeff, Sorry to hear about your Dad passing.Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. So sorry to hear about the passing of Ross will miss his sweet smile everytime I entered his room, he was a wonderful kind hearted person. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time.Darlene Kirwan.

  9. So sorry to hear about the passing of Ross. I was working at LMV when Ross came to our floor and he is a wonderful guy and loved to talk. Thinking of all the families at this difficult time. Ross will be missed by so many. Ron and Maureen Bailey and Family !!

  10. Today I am giving thanks for the life of my dear Uncle Ross. He was a gentle, kind-spirited man who always had a place in his heart for his family. Our large family would make treks across Canada and we would always be warmly welcomed into the Piggott home. I will miss that twinkle in his eye and our quiet conversations and laughter.

    Grace Snider,
    Whitehorse, Yukon