Christine L. "Chris" Harnish, 88, Altoona, died Monday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ira and Bessie (Crissman) Gates. She married Robert C. Harnish, who died Dec. 23, 2001. Surviving are a son, Robert Ira of Altoona; a sister, Thelma Edelblute of Severna Park, Md.; and a brother, James Gates of Lititz. Inurnment will be in Snow Shoe Cemetery.