Joanne M. Bressler

Aug. 23, 1929 - Jan. 11, 2018

Joanne M. Bressler, 88, Tyrone, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died unexpectedly on Thursday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Fuoss Mills, daughter of the late Charles and Ethel (Miller) Focht. On Jan. 29, 1948, she married Frederick A. Bressler Sr. in Altoona.

Surviving are her husband; three daughters: Sharon Probst and husband, Howard, of Williamsport, Linda Ellenberger and husband, Roy, of Warriors Mark and Barbara A. Seeger and husband, Greg, of Warriors Mark; a son, Frederick A. Jr. and wife, Teresa, of Fairbanks, Alaska; eight grandchildren: Kyle Probst, Amy Page, Jennifer and Jacob Ellenberger, Robert and Christopher Bressler and Ryan and Logan Seeger; 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters: Rudelle Castel of Portage, Phyllis Stevens of Bellemeade, Sara Jane Kissell of Tipton and Frances Benn of Hollidaysburg; and a brother, Steve Focht of Bellwood.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Vaughn; and a brother, Kenneth Focht.

Joanne enjoyed painting, puzzles, word searches and being with her grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone, the Rev. Carl A. Schmidt officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

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