Mrs. Bernadine C. (Wolf) Beiswenger 88, formerly of Altoona, died Friday evening at Homewood At Martinsburg.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Fred and Mary (Glass) Wolf. She married Paul A. Beiswenger on Jan. 27, 1943, in Frostburg, Md. He preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 2005.
Surviving are a daughter, Kathleen (David) Stine of Ijamsville, Md.; two sons: Bernard (Julianne) Beiswenger and Charles (Jo Ellen) Beiswenger, both of Altoona, five grandchildren: Jennifer (John) Schmidhamer; Shelly (Jim) Ellenberger; Brian (Crystal) Sullivan; Shannon Sullivan and Eric (Melissa) Pizur; 10 great-grandchildren: Jarrett, Jacob and John III Schmidhamer; Patrick, Mason, Joshua and Lucas Pizur; Nathan and Ivan Ellenberger and Mackenzie Sullivan; three sisters: Florence Zeak of Altoona, Rose Beiswenger of Ashville and Mary Bajer of Steamwood, Ill., a brother, Fred of Canfield, Ohio.; and a son-in-law, Mark Sullivan of Gambrills, Md.
She was preceded in death by her infant son, Paul Jr.; a daughter, Barbara Sullivian; her sisters: Rita Dutkowsky, Theresa Moser, Helen Sanders, and Catherine Stiver; her brothers: Henry and Clair,
Mrs. Beiswenger was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
She was a phone sales clerk for Busy Beaver.
Bernadine enjoyed camping, crafts and sewing. She also enjoyed being with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and being around people.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, by Father Brian Saylor. Committal at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Home Nursing Agency (Hospice), 201 Chestnut Ave., P.O. Box 352, Altoona, PA 16603-0352; St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona, PA 16602 or a charity of your choice in Bernadine's name.