February 3, 2018
Rev. John H. Riggall, 101 years formerly of Macungie Pa. died Feb, 3, 2018 in Fellowship Terrace. His first marriage of 40 years was with Marianne McKnight Riggall, who died in 1980. In 1981 John married Dorith E. Allen, who was married for 30 years to Rev. Russell T. Allen, a former Bible Fellowship Pastor, who was killed in an automobile accident in 1979. He was a graduate of Mastbaum High School in Philadelphia PA and the Philadelphia Biblical University. Rev Riggall began his ministry as a missionary in the mountains of Kentucky, under the Faith Mountain of Kentucky for 4 years, when the Bible Fellowship Church transferred him to a church in Philadelphia. He served for over 40 years as Senior Pastor in the following Bible Fellowship Churches: Roxborough, PA for 2 years, Staten Island, N.Y for 4 years, Nazareth, PA for 8 years, Northampton, PA for 8 years, Wallingford, PA for 8 years, York, PA for 14 years and Ephrata, PA for 2 years. He served on many Boards and Committees of the Bible Fellowship Church and retired in 1982. He was a member of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church. Survivors: Loving wife, Dorith; Sons: THe Rev. George Gordon Riggall and wife Marguerita of Fairhope AI; The Rev. Daniel John Riggall and wife Fran of Kennebunk, ME;. Daughter: Lois Fiorelli Erb and husband Ernest R. Erb of West Chester PA; Step Children: Rev. Dr. David T. Allen and wife Donna of Kutztown, PA, Rev. Dr. Daniel P. Allen and wife Vonnie of Hatfield PA, Cheryl L Smock and husband Dr. James A Smock of Pottstown, PA and Cherene Comick and husband Rudy of Fayetteville NC He had 19 Grandchildren and 26 Great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on February 24th at 11:00 AM at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 South Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown, Pa 18103 A Celebration of Life Service will be held May 26th at the Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Glen Mills Pa.
Rev. John H. Riggall, 101 years formerly of Macungie Pa. died Feb, 3, 2018 in Fellowship Terrace. His first marriage of 40 years was with Marianne McKnight Riggall, who died in 1980. In 1981 John married Dorith E. Allen, who was married for... View Obituary & Service Information
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