Elizabeth J. Riggle

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Elizabeth J. Riggle, 86, 9th Avenue, Brockway, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Brookside Senior Living in Brookville.
Born Feb. 22, 1929, in Canonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Edna McVicker Jacobs. She was married to Bertrand Riggle on Sept. 12, 1951, immediately before he shipped out to Korea. He preceded her in death March 9, 1998.
Elizabeth graduated from the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing in 1952. She was employed at the Maple Avenue Hospital in DuBois, and with Dr. A.E. Devlin's practice in Brockway.
She was a member at the Brockway Presbyterian Church where she served in the music ministry and as a church elder.
Elizabeth is survived by a son, David Riggle and his wife, Eugenie, of Stirling, Scotland; a daughter, Susan Alderton and her husband, John, of Falls Creek; grandchildren: Alexander Riggle and wife, Amanda; Alison Fremer and husband, Joshua; Joshua Alderton; Lauren Preston and husband, Robert.
She was a Gigi to great-grandchildren: Jared Francis, James Michael and Jonathan Emmert Fremer; Aubrey Susan, Paige Elizabeth and Reed Michael Preston; Elise Frances and Brigette Elizabeth Riggle.
She was also preceded in death by brothers: Hugh, David and Richard Jacobs.
Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, March 22 at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway, and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the Presbyterian Church. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Clair Lundberg officiating. Burial will follow in the Beechwoods Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Presbyterian Church or Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital.
Online condolences may be made at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Mar. 19 to Mar. 21, 2015