Patricia J. Mackey

Patricia J. Mackey, 91, Altoona, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Myrlle M. and Hazel V. (Musser) Barr. She married James W. Mackey on Dec. 31, 1945. He preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 2006.

Surviving are a daughter, Debbie Schunk and husband, Tom, of Altoona; a son, Jim and wife, Michelle, of Altoona; four grandchildren: Alan and Kayla Mackey, Bryan Scott and fiancee, Angie, and Brett Scott and wife, Heather; and two great-grandchildren: Chris and Kaylee Scott.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Kaye Scott; and a brother, Wilbur Barr.

Patricia was a 1941 graduate of Altoona High School. She was previously employed by Sylvania, Monarch’s and Fisher’s Department Store.

She was a member of Simpson-Temple United Parish and enjoyed taking vacations in Florida with her husband.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, by Pastor Denise Arpino. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Pat may be made to Simpson-Temple United Parish.