Theresa A. Lingafelt

Theresa A. Lingafelt, 66, Bellwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday at her home.

She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late John Frank and Anna R. (Sady) Latoche.

Surviving are a son, Patrick F. (Linda) of Locust Grove, Ga.; three grandsons: Patrick, Zachary and Jackson; three brothers: John (Sara Jane) Latoche and William (Joan) Latoche, both of Lilly, and David (Nancy) Latoche of Portage; four sisters: Carrie (Kurt) Dell of Wilmore, Genevieve Gibson of Portage, Louise (Paul) Krug of Bellwood and Marion (Matt) Zunich of Portage.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank; and a brother-in-law, Ed.

Theresa was a 1968 graduate of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She retired in 2010 as a recovery room registered nurse at Altoona Regional Health System. She was a certified perianesthesia nurse and a member of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses.

Theresa enjoyed reading, traveling and flower gardening and loved her cats.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, and 9 until the 10 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood, the Rev. David H. Roesch officiating.