ERIE, Pa. — Cora J. Teed, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Erie, Pa.
Cora was born in Albion, Pa., on April 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Neal A. and Florence Mae (Youngs) Craig.
She worked for the Girard Model Works, formerly known as Marx Toys, and was a member of the Federated Church in East Springfield where she was a member of the Golden Circle.
She enjoyed the outdoors with her gardening and mowing the lawn on her tractor; and she had a strong willingness to pitch in to help others.
Cora was preceded in death by her first husband, John G. Chase, who passed away on Dec. 3, 1991; two sisters, Ora Tinker and Esther Somerville; and a brother, Sam Craig.
She is survived by her husband, George R. Teed; four children, John Robert Chase (Cindy) of Woodbridge, Va., Richard N. Chase of Youngstown, Ohio, her daughter, Terry Warren (Tim) of Albion, Pa., and Kenneth Chase (Carla) also of Albion, Pa.; her sister, Clara Merill of Mentor, Ohio; and many step-children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m., at the Federated Church on Main St., East Springfield, Pa., on Friday, Sept. 20th, with Pastors Allan Thorpe, of the Albion Assembly of God Church, and George Walker, of the Kidders Corners Church, officiating. She will be laid to rest in Spring Cemetery, Springboro, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2810 W. 21st St., Erie, Pa. 16506.
Arrangements are being handled by the JEAN EVANS THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, East Springfield, Pa. Obituary and condolences at starbeacon.com.