The Obit For Sidney Signaigo

Sidney Albert Signaigo

Published in The Commercial Appeal from 6/23/2008 - 6/24/2008.

SIDNEY ALBERT SIGNAIGO, 89, died Sunday, June 22, 2008. Mr. Signaigo graduated from Christian Brothers High School and played minor league professional baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization.

He bravely served in the 13th Armored Division during World War II eventually being attached to General George S. Patton’s command.

He returned home after the war and began his careers and retired from the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division and the Shelby County Penal Farm.

He was a communicant and active parishioner at St. James Catholic Church. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Foley Signaigo. He leaves his son, Michael (Alice) and daughter, Kathleen (Robert) and granddaughter, Suzana. He also leaves his devoted cousins, John and Charlotte Siegwart and sister-in-law, Mary Margaret Foley.

A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, June 24 at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mr. Signaigo’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Memorial Park Funeral Home 901-767-8930 www.memorialparkonline.com.