A Mass of Christian Burial for Carol Vogel, 75, of Ormond Beach, Florida, who passed away on August 29, 2014, will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176, at 11:00am with Father Queen officiating. She was born on March 4, 1939 in Chicago, IL to Arthur and Gertrude Vogel. She attended St. Peter Canisius grade school in Chicago until age 11 when her family moved to Glen Ellyn, IL. There she attended Glen Ellyn Jr. High and Glenbard High School. She always loved music and sports and studied piano through High School and sang in the chorus as well as the choir at St. Petronella Catholic Church. She was also on the high school tennis team and swam at the local club. After high school, she went to Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI. Although she started out in music, singing in the school chorus and madrigal group, she decided to major in nursing. After two years at Alverno, she transferred to the University of Illinois and received a BSN degree in 1963. She taught Nursing for two years at Mass. General Hospital School of Nursing in Boston and returned to Chicago in 1965. She married in 1966 for four years during which time she taught at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Passavant School of Nursing. In 1970, she moved to Ormond Beach with a friend and co-worker and never tired of the ocean and walking on the beach. She received a Masters Degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Florida in 1972. She worked for ten years at the mental health center in Daytona Beach and Stuart, FL. In 1983 she returned to teaching nursing at Daytona State College until retirement in 2001. She continued to work as an adjunct instructor in the clinical area until 2006. Beginning in 1997, she became an active parishioner of St. Brendan's Catholic Church. She attended Loyola U. Institute for Ministry extension program from 2000-2004 and received a certificate in Pastoral Ministry. At St. Brendan's Catholic Church, she served as Minister to the Sick Coordinator, Sacristan. She also served as the Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion and the facilitator for the prayer group under the auspices of Contemplative Outreach of Central Florida. In addition to church activities, during retirement, she resumed interest in tennis and piano. She fulfilled a lifelong dream of taking an African Safari, visiting the Holy Land, and seeing the Pope at St. Peter's in Rome. In lieu of flowers, the family requests making donations to the Daytona State College Nursing Program Scholarship Fund, 1200 W. International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 attn: College of Nursing or St Brendan's Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176. Condolences may be shared for the family in Carol's online guestbook at www.dalewoodwardfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Aug. 31, 2014