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Geraldine Elizabeth "Gerri" Workman Arnold
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1920
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2013
Allegany County
Maryland, USA

Geraldine Elizabeth Arnold
October 4, 1920 - April 28, 2013

CUMBERLAND- Geraldine "Gerri" Elizabeth (Workman) Arnold, 92, of Cumberland, formerly of Mt. Savage, died on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Golden Living Center.
Born October 4, 1920 in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late George William Workman and Margaret Pearl (Wilkins) Workman.
She is preceded in death by her husband Daniel H. Arnold Jr. on Feb. 11. 1998, her brother George Robert Workman on Sept. 2, 1920 , and a special cousin , John Gerald "Sonny" Workman on Jan. 21, 2013.
Geraldine graduated from Beall High School in 1938 and was active in the Beall High School Alumni and her class reunions. She married Daniel H. Arnold, Jr. and moved to Mt. Savage in 1941 and became active in St. George's Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the Women of St. George's, taught Sunday School, and participated in many Church activities. She was also a member of the Council of the Alleghenies, Genealogical Society of Allegany County, Allegany County Glass Club, and the Colonial Dames. Mom had a life of love and service to her family, church and community. She is survived by two sons G. Daniel Arnold and wife Deanna "Dee" of LaVale; and J. David Arnold and wife Joyce of New Albany, Ohio; three daughters, Janie Taccino and husband, Jim, LaVale; Ruthie Painter and husband, Kim, Cumberland; and Carolyn Helmstetter and husband, Roger. A very special cousin, Faith Elizabeth Workman, the last surviving member of the Workman family. Grandchildren George "Chip" Arnold and wife Teresa, Lynn Humphrey and husband, Hilen, and Chris D. Arnold and wife Lacey, Nicole Sims and husband, Matt , Corrine Arnold, Jimmy Taccino and wife Michell, Stephanie Turano and husband, Greg, Shawn Taccino and wife, Amanda, Jennifer Kisamore and husband, Craig, Lisa Mallery and husband, Bryan, Heather Mackie and husband, Dalton, Jeremy Felten and wife, Kelly, Joshua Felten and girlfriend, Acacia, Alyssa Irons and husband Jon, Shawn Helmstetter and wife, Brittany. Great-grandchildren, Calm, Miles, Artie Arnold, Xan Humphrey, Maxwell and Alexander Sims, Brandon and Nicholas Taccino, Christian, Hayden, Isabella, Greyson Turano, Alonna Ray, Brandon Swanner, Raylynne , and Joseph Taccino, Emily and Tyler Kisamore, Mckenzie Mallery, Dylan and Adalynn Irons, and Claire Helmstetter.

Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at St. George's Episcopal Church, Mt. Savage at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Theresa Brion , Rev. Lydia Martin, and Father Harold Bishop officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. George's Episcopal Church, Mt. Savage or the charity of one's choice.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Kensington Assisted Living for their love and support for the last five years of Geraldine's residency. The family enjoyed many celebrations in the activity room with mom and appreciated the opportunity to be together.
Interment will be in St. George's Episcopal Cemetery in Mt. Savage. Pallbearers will be Jeremy and Joshua Felten, Jimmy and Shawn Taccino, Bryan Mallery, Dalton Mackie, and Greg Turano. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brandon and Nicholas Taccino, Christian and Hayden Turano, and Brandon Swanner. Online condolences may be sent to
From the Sowers Funeral Home Site
Family links: 
  Daniel H Arnold (1921 - 1998)
Saint Georges Episcopal Church Cemetery
Mount Savage
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Marion Steiding-Chappell
Record added: May 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109919729
Geraldine Elizabeth Gerri <i>Workman</i> Arnold
Added by: Marion Steiding-Chappell
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 Added: May. 3, 2013

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