Michael L. Pendleton

May 1, 1966 - Dec. 5, 2017


Michael L. Pendleton, 51, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born in Altoona, son of Donald Pendleton and the late Marlene (Mills) Pendleton.

Surviving are a son, Othell Pendleton of Altoona; two daughters: Marlena Pendleton and Jona Bittner, both of Altoona; six grandchildren; his father; a brother, Douglas Pendleton of Aberdeen, Md.; two sisters: Constance Kemp of Altoona and Laura Pendleton-Miller of Tucson, Ariz.; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Michael was a 1984 graduate of Altoona Area High School.

He had a deep love for his family. He was a gifted athlete and musician, and he was very active in local sports.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday at Stevens Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Dr. George W. Bailey officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in Michael’s memory be made to Equal Justice Initiative, 122 Commerce St., Montgomery, AL 36104, or to Legal Defense and Educational Fund,

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