|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1935|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2010|
Melvin S. Allgyer, 75, of Stevens, PA, died peacefully Monday, August 9, 2010 in his residence. He was the husband of Dorothy Groff Allgyer to whom he was married for 14 years and the late Nancy K. Zook Allgyer who died November 8, 1994. He was born March 29, 1935 in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County a son of the late David and Susan Stoltzfoos Allgyer. He was a member of the Green Terrace Mennonite Church, Wernersville. Melvin formerly served as pastor at the Schubert Mennonite Church and Myerstown Mennonite Church. He enjoyed gardening flowers, carpentry, farming and woodworking.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Anna Weaver of Lancaster; Michael married to Debra Wenger Allgyer of Reading; Esther married to Nelson Zeiset of Newmanstown; Melvin married to Nancy Lehman Allgyer of Newmanstown; James married to Charlotte Zeiset Allgyer of Denver; Nancy married to James Metzler of Peach Bottom; 25 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; brothers, Leroy Allgyer of Myerstown; David married to Hazel Rutheford Allgyer of Kutztown; Christian Allgyer of Whiteville, TN; sister, Lavina married to Joe Fisher of Myerstown. He was preceded in death by brothers, Jacob, John, Elam and Abner Allgyer; sisters, Rebecca Hostetler, Emma Stoltzfus and an infant sister.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 12th at 10:00 AM in the Myerstown Mennonite Church, 624 College St., Myerstown, PA, with pastors Larry Martin, Dwight Groff and Steve Zook officiating. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4:00 PM and 6 to 8:00 PM and Thursday from 9:00 AM until time of service ALL AT THE CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements.
Lancaster, PA Intelligencer Journal/New Era 8/10/2010
Nancy K. Zook Allgyer (1935 - 1994)
Dorothy Groff Allgyer (1941 - 2015)*
Myerstown Mennonite Cemetery
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Aug 10, 2010
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