Marguerite D. Hein

Dec. 28, 1917 Aug. 26, 2014

Marguerite D. Hein, 96, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care.

She was born in Lancaster, N.Y., daughter of the late Clarence M. and Mary Elizabeth (Johnson) Havice. She married Gordon T. Hein on Jan. 30, 1941, in Northumberland, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 2001.

Surviving are two sons: Gordon A. (Helen) of Hollidaysburg and Thomas R. of Altoona; a grandson, Robert Hein of Altoona; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Marguerite retired from Puritan Sportswear after 20 years of service. She was of the Methodist faith, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and visiting with friends.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, by Pastor John Godissart. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.