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In Memoriam to Our Departed American French Genealogical Society Members

The AFGS wishes to use this page as a way to recall and honor our departed members.

Amy A. Vigars
Amy A. Vigars
Amy A.”Nicky” Vigars, 92, of Starboard Avenue, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 18th at home.
Born in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sidney F. and Edith S. (Lewis) Vigars.
She was a US Women’s Army Corps Veteran serving in WWII.
She worked for the Federal Government in Procurement until retiring in July of 1974.
Nicky was the quartermaster and past commander of the VFW, former treasurer of the DAV, a charter member of the Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C. and a charter member of the American Air Museum of England. She was also a member of the Jamestown Shores Association, Friends of Jamestown Seniors, Jamestown Business and Professional Women, Jamestown Ladies Golf League and of 3 Genealogy Societies and was a Save the Bay Supporter.
An active communicant of St. Mark Church, Nicky served on the finance committee and as a Eucharistic minister; and was a member of the Women’s Club.
She leaves a niece, Linda Vigars-Amyot and her husband Thomas Amyot; a nephew, Lewis “Fred” Vigars, Jr. and his wife Beverly G. Vigars. She was the Great Aunt of Michael Vigars and his wife Alex, Jessica, Ashley and Philip Vigars. She was a dear friend of the Sullivan family
She was the sister of the late Lewis A. Vigars, Sr. and his wife Mary Vigars; and the dear friend of Ellen Conway and Mary McCann.
Her Funeral will be held Monday, May 24th at 8:45am from the FAGAN-QUINN Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown. Burial with Military Honors will be in St. Mark Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday 3-6pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Mark Church will be appreciated.

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