Josephine R. ‘Jodi’ Ruckinger

Josephine R. “Jodi” Ruckinger, 43, Blandburg, died Sept. 27, 2013.

She was born in Altoona. She married Jeffrey S. Ruckinger in October 2002, and he also died Sept. 27, 2013.

Surviving are her parents-in-law: Donald and Nora Ruckinger; a brother-in-law, Brian Ruckinger; a sister-in-law, Karen Ruckinger; nieces and nephews: Nate, Lindsy, Courtney and Tyler; her dear friend, Anna Mae; and her big fat cat, Blackie.

She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Donnie Ruckinger; and her grandparents: Josephine and Robert Patterson.

Jodi was a 1988 graduate of Penn Cambria High School. She was employed as a certified nursing assistant for various nursing homes in the past 15 years. She enjoyed shopping, bingo, crocheting and spending time in the outdoors.

Friends will be received from 1 until the 3 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.