Nellie A. Baumgardner

LEWISTOWN – Nellie A. Baumgardner, 90, of Lewistown, died at 5:05 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Ohesson Manor.

Born on Sept. 14, 1922, in Coal Glen, Jefferson County, she was a daughter of the late William and Jennie E. (McLaughlin) Barraclough.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin J. Baumgardner.

She was the last of her generation.

Nellie is survived by: son, Melvin E. Baumgardner, of Burnham; grandchildren, Caitlin, of Centre Hall, and Jason, of Milroy; and five great-grandchildren.

Earlier in life she worked at Arrow Shirt Factory.

She was a member of Bethel AME Church.

Nellie loved her family and very much enjoyed spending time with them.

She also loved her church, crocheting and cooking.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Birch Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating.

Memorial contributions may be offered to Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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