Ruby ‘Kay’ Newkirk
Ruby “Kay” Newkirk, 59, of 611 23rd St., Altoona, died Monday afternoon at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y., daughter of the late Alfred J. and Geraldine L. (Newkirk) Powers.
Surviving are a daughter, Wanda K. Diehl (Dan) of Altoona; a son, David E. Boob Jr. (Alex) of Altoona; five grandchildren: Austin Doneven, Izac, Terryn, Chloe and Dallas; two sisters: Lisa Pruznak (Loren) and Michele Socie, both of Altoona; two brothers: Alfred and David (Susan) Powers, both of Altoona; a special uncle and aunt, Bob and Nancy Newkirk; and several nieces and nephews.
Kay had previously worked at the Altoona Shoe Factory, Holsum Bakery and the Olive Garden. She enjoyed bingo.
Friends will be received from 5 until the 7 p.m. funeral service today, Nov. 27, 2013, at Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, 328 Fifth Ave., Altoona, Pastor Kathy Colebank officiating.