Maxine L. Romine, 85, formerly of East Juniata, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning at Valley View Home.
She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Harry and Vera (Vaughn) Greenawalt. She married George E. Romine, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1984.
Surviving are a son, George I. and wife, Joanne, of Altoona; three daughters: Trudy M. Forsht and husband, John, of Allentown, Dianna M. Itkowsky and husband, Frank, of Leominster, Mass., and Carol A. Taylor and husband, Jay, of Concord, N.C.; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Romine of Altoona; 12 grandchildren: Christine, Melanie, Wendy, John, Kimberly, Elizabeth, Marissa, Mark, Joshua, Casey, Alyssa and Douglas; four great-grandchildren and another due any day; and three sisters: Betty, Jean and Joanne, all of Philipsburg.
She was preceded in death by two sons: Robert and Mark; and a sister, Lois.
Maxine was a 1945 graduate of Philipsburg High School. She loved to bake and also loved gardening. In her younger years, she was very active by taking in sick foster children and nursing them back to health.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, the Rev. Reynolds Baldwin officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.