A. Louise Conrad

June 1, 1926 - Aug. 24, 2018


A. Louise Conrad, 92, Altoona, formerly of Dean, died Friday at her residence, surrounded by her loving children.

She was born in Dean, daugh­ter of the late Gerald and Edith (Plunkett) Jacobs. On Nov. 29, 1947, she married Robert “Bucky” Conrad at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, Niagara Falls, N.Y. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2006.

Surviving are six children: Dennis (Judy), Randy (Linda), Perry (Donette), Kelly (Cathy), Lisa (Tim) Tickerhoof and Lorie (James) Dell; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two more on the way; four siblings: Lorraine Gregg, Patricia Conzo, Donna Mae Reed and James (Miriam) Jacobs; two sisters-in-law: Doris Jacobs and Mert Apple; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Conahye; a daughter-in-law, Tammy Conrad; an infant sister, Helen; an infant brother, Paul; two brothers: Fred and George; and a sister, Geraldine Peno.

Louise was a former member of the Altar Rosary Society and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Frugality, andshe was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Altoona.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards and cooking.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to Family Hospice and Palli­ative Care.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liber­ty St., Ashville, where a vigil service will be held Monday afternoon. A funeral Mass will be concelebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, the Rev. Brian Saylor main celebrant. Entombment will be in Calvary Mausoleum, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that Mass offerings or donations in Louise’s memory be made to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Altoona.