Emma Nicole Auker

Sept. 30, 1999 - April 17, 2017

Emma Nicole Auker, 17, Altoona, passed away peacefully on Monday at her residence after a long battle with brain cancer.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Scott and Kimberly (Barroner) Auker.

Surviving are her parents; two sisters: Hillary Auker of Boston, Mass., and Sophie Auker of Altoona; her paternal grandparents: George and Anlee Auker of Altoona; her maternal grandfather, John Barroner of Hollidaysburg; her maternal grandmother, Susan Conrad of Altoona; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; her two dogs: Hazel and Molly; and her cat, Kitty.

Emma was a junior at Altoona Area High School, and she had worked at Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co., Greenwood, and DelGrosso’s Amusement Park, Tipton. She was a member of the AAHS cheerleading squad, as well as the gymnastics team, chorus and dance club. She enjoyed going to concerts, dancing and hanging out with her friends and family.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2017, at Pleasant Valley Assembly of God, 1001 S. First St., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brian Morden Foundation, care of Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, 1330 11th Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.