Carolyn L. Bordell

May 27, 1940 - Jan. 17, 2022

Carolyn L. Bordell, 81, of Altoona, passed peacefully at her residence after an extended battle with dementia. She was born in Somerset, the daughter of the late John F. and Minerva V. (Wolfe) Moser. Carolyn married Duane P. Bordell on Oct. 6, 1962.

Carolyn is survived by her loving husband; a sister-in-law, Coleen

Kulmatycki of Hesston; nieces and nephews: Kathy and Scott Costley of Vestal, N.Y., Michael and Yvonne Lewis of Erie, Gustavo and Lisa Castaneda of Florence, S.C.; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Eric Alan Bordell on Nov. 18, 2005.

Carolyn was a 1958 graduate of Altoona High School and a 1961 graduate of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing.

She retired in 2002 as Nurse Manager of Same Day Surgery at the Altoona Hospital.

Carolyn was a former member of Simpson Temple United Parish and later a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. She belonged to the Red Hat Society.

She enjoyed reading, playing cards and loved traveling.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, and from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 200 Third Ave., Altoona,, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Drew McCaffrey and Rev. Denise Arpino.

Interment will be held at Alto Reste Park Cemetery.

The family suggests that contributions be made in Carolyn’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105/online: www.stjude.org/

memorial, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Erie, 1645 W. Eighth St., Erie, PA. 16505/online: shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc or Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA. 16602/ online: www.centralpahumane.org.

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