Elizabeth Kathleen (Bowersox) Rudy

Sept. 11, 1926 Nov. 19, 2013

Elizabeth Kathleen (Bowersox) Rudy, 87, Altoona, died Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Walter A. and Carrie E. (Atticks) Bowersox. She married John W. Rudy on June 20, 1944, and he preceded her in death on June 18, 2008.

Surviving are a daughter, K. Gail Rudy of Altoona; five nieces; and three nephews.

Elizabeth was a 1944 graduate of Altoona High School. She received an Army-Navy Award for Excellence in War Production at the Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Co. on June 23, 1945. She was a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. Interment will be made at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.