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Ella Spangenthal, 91, of Erie, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Springhill Senior Living.

Born in Wawern, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Frieda (Kaufmann) Wachsmann.

She worked as a seamstress for many years, both at home and for Frank's Cleaners.

She was an active member of Temple Anshe Hesed and the Jewish Community.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Heinz J. Spangenthal and two brothers, Jacob and Lutbert Wachsmann.

She is survived by two children, a son, Bert L. Spangenthal and his wife, Debbie of Sylvania, Ohio and a daughter, Debbie Hurwitz and her husband, Marvin of Williamsport, Pa.; four grandchildren, Jason (Amy) and Megan (Stacie Tassos) Spangenthal and Jason (Victoria) and Jeremy (Anya Poukchanski) Hurwitz and four great-grandchildren, Maya and Max Spangenthal and Ari and Ziva Hurwitz.

Family will be receiving friends from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 602 W. 10th St., Erie, PA 16502. Burial will follow in Temple Anshe Hesed Cemetery.

In keeping with the Jewish tradition, there will be no viewing or flowers and memorial contributions may be made to the Temple Anshe Hesed, 5401 Old Zuck Road, Erie, PA, 16506 or The Jewish Community Council, PO Box 3120, Erie, PA 16508.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.burtonfuneralhome.com.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Sept. 13, 2018
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