Joan A. Winings

March 28, 1940 – June 25, 2013

Joan A. Winings, 73, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Regional after an extended illness.

She was born in Heilwood, daughter of the late Steve and Walda (Lewis) Stupic. She married Ronald R. Winings Sr., who preceded her in death.

Surviving are two children: Ronald R. Jr. (Cindy) of Greensburg and Connie J. Tosh (Ron) of Edmonds, Wash.; a brother, James Stupic (Joan) of Heilwood; a niece, Stephanie Putt; and a nephew, Karl Stupic.

She was preceded in death by an aunt, Mary Lewis; and her dog, Rudi.

Joan was a graduate of Penns Manor High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She retired as a special education teacher from the Altoona Area School District. She enjoyed traveling, reading, going on cruises and playing games and cards.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Stevens Memorial Chapel, 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11455, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc.