June L. Beatty

June L. Beatty, 80, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday evening at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg due to natural causes.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Frank C. Sr. and Gladys (Spangler) Gates.

Surviving are a son, Larry Hirst and wife, Mary, of Cross Fork; a granddaughter, Sara Hirst of Charlottesville, Va.; a brother, Frank C. “Bud” Gates Jr. and wife, Carol, of East Freedom; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Jack and Roy Gates.

June formerly was employed as a nurse’s aide at Altoona Hospital and also as a meat cutter at Riverside Markets and a sales associate at Kmart. She enjoyed painting and crocheting.

There will be no viewing. A future memorial service is being planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.