E. Elsie Kisielnicki, 91, Red Lion, formerly of Altoona, died Tuesday evening.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ignac and Catherine (Mecnich) Karbowniczek. She was married to Edward Kisielnicki for 66 years before his death in 2011.
Surviving are two daughters: Joann (Martin) Weiss of York and Mary Ann (Thomas) Costlow of Mount Wolf; a son, John (Susan) of York; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by nine brother and sisters.
Elsie was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Dallastown and Pacesetters. She was a former member of SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church Rosary Society, Ave Maria Society and St. Hedwig's Society and over the years participated in numerous church activities and the Birthday Girls' Club.
Elsie was very devoted to her husband and greatly enjoyed being the matriarch of her family.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held during the visitation. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 12th Ave and 20th St., Altoona, officiated by Father James D. Zatalava.
Committal will be at SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery.