Sunday’s Obituary – Carol Ann (Straub) Riggs – Died 01-February-2005

Relationship to me: wife of stepson of grand uncle

This obituary was published in the York Daily Record, York Dispatch & York Sunday News on February 3, 2005 and can be found online at


Carol A. Riggs, 63, died at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at her residence. She was the wife of John M. Riggs. John and Carol observed their 43rd wedding anniversary on May 20,  2004. Born December 18, 1941, in Dover, N.J., Carol was a member of Living Word Community Church, where she also served as a Growth Group coach. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Shawn M. Riggs of York and Scott A. Riggs of Connell, Wash.; two daughters, Tami Rene Riggs of York and Heather Ann Randall of Clearwater, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Gross of Clearwater, Fla. A funeral service will be held in the auditorium of Living Word Community Church, 2530 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion, on Friday at 7 p.m., with her pastor, the Rev. Stephen C. Almquist officiating. A viewing will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Chapel at the church. Following cremation, burial will be held in Mount Rose Cemetery on Tuesday, February 8, 2005, at 3 p.m. Friends should meet at the entrance to the cemetery by 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to ‘Global Missions’ of L.W.C.C., 2530 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion, PA 17356. Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York, is in charge of arrangements.


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