Mary Joanne ‘Jo’ Crouthers

Mary Joanne “Jo” Crouthers, 80, Duncans-ville, died Monday evening at her residence.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of Joseph F. II and Dorothy M. (Shock) Heininger. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Franklin R. Geist.

Surviving are a daughter, Robyne M. Cherry; two grandchildren: Christopher R. Cherry and fiancee, Kristyn, and Alicia M. Cherry; and a great-granddaughter, Kaelyn.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph F. Heininger III, on Nov. 5, 2013.

Jo was a 1951 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and a homemaker. She was a member of Hollidaysburg Church of God.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, Pastor Kathy D. Colebank officiating. Interment will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Food for Families Soup Kitchen, 2201 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16601, or Excelsior Fire Company No. 1, 399 S. First St., Bellwood, PA 16617.