Patricia Joan Niedenthal

Patricia Joan Niedenthal, 81, Altoona, died Thursday at Altoona Regional after a brief illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry J. and Maude Ethel (Gray) Cherry. She married C. Glenn Niedenthal, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are three daughters: Judy DeCeilio, Kathy Tornatore and Lisa Niedenthal Kent (Shawn), all of Altoona; four grandchildren: Danielle DeCeilio, Brody Weyandt, Jeremy Weyandt and Aidan Kent; and three great-grandchildren: Alexis, Sydney and Gavin Weyandt.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jay.

Patricia was a 1947 graduate of Altoona High School and was a homemaker for most of her life. She acted as a caregiver at Catfish Manor Boarding Home for several years. She enjoyed volunteering at various events at The Arc of Blair County.

There will be no public visitation. A public funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Stevens Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Arc of Blair County.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.