Noribel Z. Geesey, 96, of 590 Newry Lane, formerly of 105 Clover Drive, Hollidaysburg, died Thursday at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.
She was born in Big Run, daughter of the late David A. and Mae (Bush) Zufall. She married Scott S. Geesey on July 17, 1937. He died in 1977.
Surviving are two sons: Scott S. Geesey Jr. and wife, Ellen, of Richmond, Va.. and R. Geoffrey Geesey and wife, Patricia, of Duncansville; a daughter, Cynthia Rosenberger and husband, Lee, of Albuquerque, N.M.; four grandchildren: Elena Geesey, Kimberly Rosenberger, Laurie Burke and Kristina Geesey; three great-grandchildren: Zachary and Lynda Byars and Ashlin Burke; and two sisters: Nancy L. Lego of Hollidaysburg and Frances Ely of Wickenberg, Ariz.
Noribel Z. Geesey
She was preceded in death by three sisters: Alene Clark, Ellen Anne Verdill and Catherine Hall.
Mrs. Geesey was a 1931 graduate of Punxsutawney High School and attended Penn State University. She was a 1935 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and attended the University of Wisconsin for her master's degree. She retired as a teacher from the Altoona Area School District and also taught in the Brockway School District and Blairsville School District.
She was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church, Altoona (formerly First Presbyterian Church) since 1948. She was also a member of Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library, Altoona Navy League, American Association of University Women, Friends of the Altoona Symphony, Blair County Republican Women and Reserve Officer Auxiliary Ladies.
Noribel enjoyed traveling, playing bridge and her family.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona (www.stevensmortuary.com). A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at Stevens Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Jean Martin.
Interment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.