Cora M. Baumgardner age 94, of Erie, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center. She was born in Erie Pa. on December 21, 1917, a daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth Brown Vogel. She was a graduate of Academy High School and worked for the Millcreek School District in the cafeteria at Ridgefield School for many years. She enjoyed BINGO, crocheting, knitting and crafts. In additions to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Elmer P. Baumgardner, two sisters: Thelma Ruhl and Clara McIntyre; two brothers: George and Kenneth Vogel. She is survived by two daughters: Carol Arndt and Debbie Hardner and her husband Gregory; seven grandchildren: Connie Ottoson and her husband Kevin; Dale Arndt, Dan Arndt and his wife Ruth; Brad Arndt and his wife Stacey; Kayla, Valerie, and Trisha Hardner; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 West 26th St. Erie (at Powell Ave.) on Tuesday from 2 pm. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend services there on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Dan Owen officiating. Burial in Erie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Emmaus Soup Kitchen, 218 East 11th St., Erie, PA 16503.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 20, 2012