Ethel Marie Doyle

Ethel Marie Doyle, 76, of Altoona died Friday evening at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clyde B. and Alice (Meiss) Esworthy. She married John J. Doyle on Oct. 6, 1958, at Altoona. He preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 2002.

She is survived by two daughters: Joyce Patterson and Mary Summers; four sons: Christopher, Robert, Charles and John Paul; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Carol Dent and Darlene Clouser.

She was predeceased by her siblings: Judy Phafler, Joyce Skipper, Kenny, Paul, Bill and Cloyd Jr.

Ethel enjoyed long car rides, shopping, outdoor activities, gardening and being with her children and grandchildren.

Ethel was of the Catholic faith.

Friends will be received from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A memorial service outside of Mass will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the funeral home by Father Chistopher Panaglous TOR.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Memorial, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905