John R. Baumgardner

NEW OXFORD – John R. Baumgardner, 67, of New Oxford, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at his home.

He was the husband of Cathy J. (Houck) Baumgardner, whom he married in 1965 and again in 1998.

John was born Dec. 5, 1945, in Lewistown, the son of the late Charles and Clara Ellen (Rhea) Baumgardner.

John was a distributions manager for Ralph’s in Riverside, Calif., until his retirement in 2003.

He was a member of the Western Conference of Teamsters, the Harley Owners Association and Cumberland Valley Hog Riders Association, as well as several other Hog Riders Associations.

In addition to his wife, Cathy, John is survived by: five children, Jenny L. Wyland and her husband, Troy, of Lewistown, Charles Brotemarkle and his wife, Barbara, of New Oxford, Chadwick Brotemarkle and his companion, Miki Endo, of Bloomington, Ind., Laura McDaniel and her husband, Greg, of New Oxford, and Amanda Bossinger, of New Oxford; 14 grandchildren, Gary, Cortney, Samantha, Danielle, Lucas, Evan, Ian, Jacob, Kurtis, Rylie, Cheyenne, Lakota, Abagail and Bryson; six great-grand- children, Madison, Austyn, Delila, Zane, Peyton and Rayvon; one sister, Mary Hesthek, of Lewistown; two brothers, Robert Baumgardner, of Lewistown, and Willard “Buck” Baumgardner, of Hernando Fla.

He was predeceased by two sisters.

After cremation, services will be private and at the discretion of the family. A memorial get-together will be held at a later date.

At John’s request, memorial contributions may be sent to Sweet Charities, c/o Hanover Hospital, 300 Highland Ave., Hanover, PA 17331 or The Visiting Nurses Association, VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison St. Hanover, PA, 17331.

The Feiser Funeral Home Inc., 302 Lincolnway W., New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements.

Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome. com.