ELOISE BUMGARTNER passed away peacefully on May 31, 2012. She was 74 years old. Eloise was born in Coalton, OH, was a student at Linden-McKinley High School in Columbus, OH, and became a resident of Delray Beach, FL, in 2001. She has been retired since 2003. She is survived by her beloved husband, Emery Bumgartner, with whom she recently celebrated her 56th wedding anniversary on January 14, 2012. Her eldest daughter, Theresa Anne Bumgartner, is pre-deceased as of May, 2002.
Eloise will be greatly missed by her surviving children Lydia Rhae Rinehart (54) of Las Vegas, NV; Cynthia Louise McLeod (47) of Delray Beach, FL and E. Allen Bumgartner (42) of Delray Beach, FL.
Eloise is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Athena C. Rinehart (32) of San Diego, CA; Alexandra “Alex” R. Rinehart (25) of Sherwood, OR; Victoria Lopez (23) of Miami, FL; Violet Lopez (22) of Miami, FL; Samuel “Sammy” Gonzalez (20) of Miami, FL; and Abigail “Abby” Gonzalez (18) of Miami, FL.
Eloise’s surviving siblings include Pastor William T. “Bucky” Walters of Spencer, NC; Garnet “Rosie” Koury of Port Charlotte, FL; Mary E. Akrouche of Westerville, OH; Bonnie Chandler of Delaware, OH and Betty Lampkin, whom also lives in Florida.
Eloise’s pre-deceased siblings include Juanita Walters, Emma Jean Jenkins, Herman, Algie “Al” Walters, and Helen Ferguson.
A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon on June 9, 2012, at 3:00 p.m., at West Park Baptist Church, 4004 West Lake Ida Road, Delray Beach, FL. The service will be presided over by Reverend Michael McClure.
For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that anyone who believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 (The Living Bible: Paraphrased).