Joan M. Wenzel

Joan M. Wenzel, 82, a former longtime resident of Kistler, Mount Union, died Saturday evening at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia.

She was born in Blair County, daughter of the late William Ray and Sylvia E. (Kurtz) Hoenstine.

Surviving are three sons: Carl and wife, Sally, of Altoona, Bill and wife, Jeannie, of Mount Holly Springs and Kurt and wife, Anna Mary, of Germany Valley Road, Shirleysburg; six grandchildren: Megan Mallott and Bryan, Drew, Kyle, Greg and Jason Wenzel; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Theresa A. Hicks of Mount Holly Springs and Jean F. Goodling of Mount Union.

Joan was a 1948 graduate of Mount Union High School. She had worked at Penn Central National Bank, Mount Union, with over 42 years of service. She was a member of St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Mount Union.

Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Mount Union, Father Lubomir Strecok officiating. Interment will be at St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery, Shirleysburg.