May 11, 2022

The Rev. Charles Yrigoyen Jr., scholar, teacher and well-known clergy member of the Eastern PA Conference, died on Monday, May 9, 2022. He retired in 2006. His service record is as follows:

  • UMC General Commission on Archives and History
  • Albright College, Chaplain and Professor of Religion
  • Campus Ministry, Philadelphia Conference
  • Philadelphia: Falls
  • Lancaster: Lancaster Avenue
  • Gap

Dr. Yrigoyen is survived by his wife, Jeanette; son, Charles lll and daughter, Debra Floriani, plus two grandsons and his brother, Robert Paul.

Condolences may be sent to : Mrs. Jeanette Yrigoyen at 950 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Unit 1-106, Willow Street, PA. 17584-9663.

A memorial service of death and resurrection will be held at First United Methodist Church, Lancaster, on Saturday, May 14, at 4 PM, with visitation in the chapel preceding the service at 3 PM. Clergy who wish to robe and process as part of the service are invited to do so. For more information, call 717-394-7231.

As we await a link to a published obituary, more information about Yrigoyen’s life may be found at Encyclopedia.com