Teresa Regina Lechner

Teresa Regina Lechner, 84, formerly of Altoona, died Thursday at the Lutheran Home in Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Van Vackenberg) Brumm. She married George Herman Lechner on Nov. 19, 1947. He preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 1982.

Surviving are four sons: George (Kathy), Bill (Debbie), Marty (Lisa), and Bob (Shelly), all of Altoona; a daughter, Lou Ann Stambaugh of Altoona; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Charlotte Irwin of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Brumm; and a sister, Dolores Clark.

Teresa was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona.

She was a homemaker.

She loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and enjoyed the Game Show Network and doing crossword puzzles.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, in Stevens Memorial Chapel, by Monsignor Timothy Stein. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.

The family requests that contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110; or the American Diabetes Association, Pittsburgh Office, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.