The Daily Item
SUNBURY — Arabella Taylor, formerly Miranda Heintzelman, 29, of Sunbury, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Sunbury Community Hospital.
She was born July 5, 1984, in Lewisburg, a daughter of Michelle and Ken Smith, of Watsontown, Steve and Leonida Taylor, of Coal Township, and Jerry and Joanne Heintzelman, of Lewisburg.
Miranda was a 2002 graduate of Meadowbrook Christian School and attended Reading Hospital School of Nursing.
She attended Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton.
Miranda loved roller skating, and enjoyed playing soccer, basketball, softball and track while in high school. She was also exceptional with her crafts and liked knitting and sewing. She donated many of her projects to the NICU at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two sons, Noah Eck, of Sunbury and Gabriel Taylor, of Shamokin; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Kris and Sheryl Taylor, of Oklahoma, Nathan Marino-Taylor, of South Williamsport, James and Leslie Mitchley, of New York, and Glenzuriah Snyder, of Watsontown; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Gretchen Heintzelman and companion Andrew Erb, of Selinsgrove and Jayne and Bill Smith, of South Williamsport; two grandparents, Pauline Clark, of Watsontown and George Taylor, of Watsontown; a special uncle and aunt, Bill and Sue Prowant, of Lewisburg; a special and best friend, Scott McGonnell, of Danville; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Miranda was predeceased by her grandparents, Lillie and Marlin Heintzelman, Franklin D. Cark Jr. and Helen Taylor.
Friends will be received from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Christ Wesleyan Church, Davis Chapel, 363 Stamm Road, Milton, where a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., with pastor’s James Terwilliger and Randy Reddinger officiating.
Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in the New Berlin Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Noah Eck or Gabriel Taylor Memorial Fund. Please make checks payable to Santander Bank and specify which fund. Checks can be mailed to Santander Bank, 109 Main St., Watsontown, PA 17777.
The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com
Those that desire are also asked to add a comment on Miranda’s facebook memorial page.