Rose Marie L. Callis

Dec. 16, 1926 - Sept. 12, 2017

Rose Marie L. Callis, 90, Altoona, passed away Tuesday evening at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clarence A. and Pauline C. (Tomlinson) Lockard. On Dec. 26, 1952, she married John W. Callis, and he preceded her in death on March 30, 1990.

Surviving are two daughters: Anlee Auker and husband, George, and Mary Jo Pearson and husband, Lynn; three sons: Jeffrey M. and wife, Kathy, Mark A. and wife, Jodie, and James A. and wife, Karen; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Turchetta.

She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Emma Nicole Auker.

Rose Marie was a graduate of Altoona Catholic High School. She worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone Co.

At the request of the deceased, there will be a private service. Entombment will be at Calvary Mausoleum, Altoona. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be sent to American Cancer Society, Blair Unit, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, or to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.