Jeanette L. ‘Sis’ Brown

Jeanette L. “Sis” Brown, 70, Altoona, died Saturday evening at Altoona Regional after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late David H. and Helen E. (Harshberger) Wilt.

Surviving are three children: Richard Eckard of Altoona, Alice Ho (Mihn) of Houston, Texas, and Justine Glasgow of Avalon Road, Altoona; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Elaine Fayson (James) of Altoona and Vergie Shannon (Franklin) of Altoona; and a sister-in-law, Audrey Wilt of Bellwood.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: David A. and Franklin G. Wilt.

Sis was a graduate of Altoona High School. During her working years, she was employed as a nurse’s aide at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. Her hobbies included bingo, going to Taco Bell and spending time with her grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, the Rev. Ralph Hamer officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.