Marlin A. Rigel

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Marlin A. Rigel

June 20, 1927 - December 03, 2018

Marlin A. Rigel Marlin A. Rigel, 91, of Stage Road, McClure, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at his home.
He was born June 20, 1927, in Beaver Springs, a son of the late Jay and Cora (Gross) Rigel. On June 15, 1950, he married the former Reita L. Hassinger who survives.

Marlin was a graduate of Beaver Vocational High School. After graduating he served in the Army during World War II where he was stationed in Germany.
He was previously employed at Mattern's Hatchery and then later owned and operated Marlin Rigel & Son Central Vacuum Installation until his retirement.
He was a member of Christ Church in Beaver Springs and the Erman E. Lepley American Legion Post 23.
In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially enjoyed muzzle loader season. He could always be seen with a smile on his face.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dale A. and Connie Rigel and Darwin J. and Terese Rigel; one daughter and son-in-law, Dinah L. and Bruce Bailey; seven grandchildren, Kristin Richard and husband Jeremy, Alexis, Jordan, Katherine, Joseph, Peter and Matthew Rigel; one great-grandson, Hunter Richard; and one sister, Margie Brown.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Darlene Rigel in 1985; two brothers, Paul and James Rigel; and one sister, Lola Porter.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Church, Beaver Springs, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow in Adamsburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marlin's memory may be made to the Erman E. Lepley American Legion Post 23, P.O. Box 93, Beaver Springs, PA 17812.
Published on December 4, 2018
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