Carole Rae Forney

March 23, 1940 - Oct. 17, 2018


Carole Rae Forney, 78, Altoona, passed away early Wednesday morning at Altoona Center for Nursing Care.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert Edward and Judith Jane (Hyle) Endress. On Oct. 20, 1980, she married Garland E. Forney in Winchester, Va., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1990.

Surviving are three stepsons: John C. Forney of Juniata, Frank C. Forney of Tipton and Frederick Forney in Virginia; a stepdaughter, Gail Lawley in California; numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles W. Endress of Tyrone; five nieces; two nephews; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; her four beloved dogs: Shotzie, Petie, Harley and Evie; and her beloved cat, Shadow.

She was preceded in death by three sisters: Nancy J. Lattieri, Donna Schneider and Judith Layton; and a brother, Albert D. “Butch” Endress.

Carole was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, flowers and animals.

Friends will be received from 5 until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata. Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Boxer Transfer Network, care of Sue Wagner, 608 1st Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.