John D. Wiggett, fly-fishing bird-hunting lover of life

John D. Wiggett, 69, of Stafford Springs, CT, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Hartford Hospital. He was born in Randolph, VT, son of the late Douglas and Doris (Hutchinson) Wiggett. John was employed as a commercial plumber for the Eugene Steinberg Company in Bloomfield, CT. He loved his job and took great pride in the "art" of his work. In his spare time he enjoyed fly fishing and bird hunting with his dog Kai. He cherished the happy times he spent with family and friends, at Lake Averill, Pecor Hollow and kayaking on the river with the love of his life Shawna. He was an avid reader and also enjoyed writing, he had a few novels in the works. He will be in good company with all of the people he loved and who loved him. John is survived by his beloved wife, Shawna (Pinard) Wiggett; five children, Ian Wiggett, Jenna Wiggett-Cyr and her husband Chris, Mary Wiggett, Rachel Wiggett, and Carys Potter; seven grandchildren, Lena, Jackson, Marie, Caiden, Taylor, Candace, and Charlotte; brother, Peter Wiggett; two sisters, Joanne Claussen and her husband John, and Deborah Ferrell and her husband Peter; and several nieces and nephews. Services with burial in Vermont will be held privately. Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., Stafford Springs, CT, has care of the arrangements. To leave a condolence online for the family, please visit:

"How we shall laugh at the pain of parting when once we meet again"