Brenda Joyce Hite

March 9, 1950 - March 24, 2020

Brenda Joyce Hite, 70, Tipton, died early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Tipton, daughter of the late John E. and Mabel Ruth (Spencer) Cherry. On Aug. 16, 1969, she married Terry Leroy Hite at Fairview Baptist Church, Altoona, having just celebrated 50 years of marriage with family and friends.

Surviving are her husband; three children: Terry Leroy Jr. and Brandi Joyce Bonsell, both of Tipton and Victoria Lynn Hite of Harrisburg; five grandchildren: Typhani, Moriah, Luke and Marc Hite and Devlyn

Bonsell; three siblings: Eleanor VanDevander and Ralph Cherry, both of Tipton and Faye Price of Tyrone; a brother-in-law, Jeff; two sisters-in-law: Tamara and Rhonda; and many nephews and nieces.

Brenda touched the lives of many while working at a variety of jobs including Long’s Dairy, Tyrone; Big Yank, Murata Erie, and she especially loved working with the public at Everything Natural Under the Sun, Altoona.

She enjoyed watching hummingbirds, crocheting, making beaded Christmas ornaments and cooking meals. She especially enjoyed visiting with her grandchildren and taking care of others.

Due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, private services will be held at the convenience of her immediate family. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Antis Township. Arrangements are by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that cards of sympathy be sent to the family at 292 Hite Hollow Road, Tyrone, PA 16686.