Cora A (Henkel) VanHarken

October 11, 1925 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 94)


Cora A. (Henkel) VanHarken

Clifton Springs / Newark - Cora VanHarken, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 3, 2020, at Ashton Place Senior Living.

Family will greet friends on Thursday (July 9) at 11a.m. for Cora's graveside service in East Newark Cemetery, 410 Vienna Street, Newark, New York.

In memory of Cora, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456.

Cora was born the daughter of the late Philip and Minnie (Glerum) Henkel on Sunday, October 11, 1925 in Newark, NY. Cora spent her life in the Newark area graduating from Newark High School class of 1942. Cora was a Administrative Assistant at Newark Hospital retiring in 1988. She was a member at Woodlane Community Church for over 60 years and held many positions in the office there. She was a chairperson for the foundation at Woodlane Church. Cora enjoyed music, reading and cooking. Above all, she loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time with them.

Cora will be remembered by her sons Glenn (Linda) VanHarken and Gary (Cheryl) VanHarken both of Newark; grandchildren Sarah (John) Lindegren of Virginia, Kristen (Michael) Hofer of Georgia, Andrew (Kathleen) VanHarken of Michigan and Craig (Kristy) VanHarken of Canandaigua; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Philip Henkel of Newark; several nieces and nephews.

Cora was predeceased by her husband Walter in 2008.

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July 9, 2020

11:00 AM
East Newark Cemetery
Vienna Street
Newark, NY 14513

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