Charles Yrigoyen Obituary (1937 – 2022) – Reading, PA

A resident of Willow Valley Communities, Rev. Charles (Chuck) Yrigoyen, Jr., Ph.D., died Could 9, 2022. Rev. Charles Yrigoyen, son of DD and Erma Mae (Suters), was born on December ninth. 1937 on the Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia. He graduated from the College of Pennsylvania (Wharton Faculty, BS), Lancaster Theological Seminary (BD), Japanese Baptist Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and Temple College (Ph.D.) and was awarded an honorary Physician of Theology. He graduated from Albright Faculty in 1987. He was married to Jeanette (Jean) Alice Brittingham for 63 years. They’ve two kids: Debra Y., who’s married to Michael J. Floriani of Downingtown; and Charles, III, married Paula R. Yrigoyen of Bradenton, Florida; and two grandchildren, Darin Charles Yrigoyen and Hunter Radice Yrigoyen of Oak Park, Illinois, married Megan A. Yrigoyen of Iowa Metropolis, Iowa. Yrigoyen can be survived by his brother, Robert Paul, from Palm Springs, California. The son of a preacher, Yrigoyen deliberate a profession in railroad enterprise till he was summoned to the Methodist ministry. Earlier than turning into minister of the Methodist campus in downtown Philadelphia (Arch Avenue), Professor of Faith and Chaplaincy at Albright Faculty, and Basic Secretary of the United Methodism Basic Fee, Hole was appointed to the Methodist church buildings in Lancaster (Lancaster Avenue) and Philadelphia (Falls). On Archives and Historical past. He has additionally taught at Drew College, Union Theological Seminary (NY), Moravian Theological Seminary, and Philadelphia Lutheran Theological Seminary. He has served as Director of Mixed Methodist Research at Evangelical Theological Seminary, Myerstown, and Lancaster Theological Seminary. He was a clergy member of the Japanese Pennsylvania Annual Convention of United Methodism. Yrigoyen was the writer or editor of 11 books on John and Charles Wesley, Methodist historical past and theology, and Mercersburg Theology. He has written articles in forty-four historic and theological encyclopedias, journals, and different publications. For 24 years he was editor of the sect’s historic journal, Methodist Historical past. He additionally edited a DVD collection on Methodist historical past. Lively in quite a few organizations, Yrigoyen was a member of the Board or Board of Trustees of Lancaster Theological Seminary, Ocean Metropolis (NJ) Tabernacle, Epworth Outdated Rectory (England), Evangelical Theological Seminary, United Methodist Historic Society, Boehm’s Chapel Society. Spiritual and Theological Abstracts, World Methodist Council and Mercersburg Society. Journey was one in all his pleasures. He visited fifty states and thirty-six overseas international locations. Household holidays in Ocean Metropolis, NJ had been necessary all through his life. Chuck was honored by the clergy of the Annual Convention, who elected him eight occasions because the Japanese Pennsylvania delegate to the denomination’s Basic and Judicial Conferences. He was additionally chosen to seem on Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in Faith and was a Fellow of the Oxford (England) Methodist Institute for Theological Research. His occupations included mannequin railroading and sports activities. He was an avid fan of College of Pennsylvania athletics and Philadelphia’s skilled sports activities groups. Chuck was a railroad fan with a selected curiosity within the Studying and Pennsylvania railroads and the streetcars of jap Pennsylvania. Yrigoyen attended First United Methodist Church, Lancaster and loved educating within the training program. His viewing might be household particular. A celebration of life might be held at First United Methodist Church, Lancaster, Duke and Walnut Streets on Saturday, Could 14, 2022 at 4 pm. The go to will proceed at 15:00. Please click on the hyperlink beneath to view the service just about: in mind/charles-yrigoyen The household thanks the workers on The Glen’s second ground for his or her compassionate consideration. In lieu of flowers, contributions could also be despatched to First United Methodist Church, 29 E. Walnut Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602 to assist the NarSarah Clinic and Youngsters’s Village mission venture in Sierra Leone. To go away a web based condolence for the household, please go to:

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