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Patricia M (Himes) McIntosh

May 31, 1928 ~ January 29, 2019 (age 90)

Patricia M. McIntosh

May 31, 1928     January 29, 2019


Patricia M. McIntosh, 90, Martinsburg, formerly of Altoona, entered into eternity, Tuesday afternoon, January 29, 2019, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona.

          She was born in Duncansville, daughter of the late Matthew H. and Myrtle M. (Kunsman) Himes.  She was twice married, first to Clyde McIntosh and then to Samuel Bush, both of whom preceded her in death.

          Surviving are a son, Gary Allen McIntosh of New Concord, KY; five grandchildren: Carol Sue Mowery, Terry Lee, Yvonne, Jennifer and Trisha McIntosh; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

          She was preceded in death by a daughter, Loretta M. Mowery who passed away on April 2, 1983; a son, Terrance Lee McIntosh who passed away on January 21, 2008; and three grandchildren: Yvette, Scott and Marcus. She was the last of her immediate family of 14 children, being preceded in death by nine sisters: Olive Harker, Jessie Altmanshofer, Myrtle Harker, Elsie Eger, Evelyn Himes, Phyllis McCoy, Kathleen Hughes, Bernadette Aurandt, and Colleen Howard; and four brothers: Howard, Elwood, Arthur and Allen Himes

          Patricia began working as a seamstress at the Lingerie Store, Hollidaysburg, and also worked for many years as a sewing machine operator at Saf-T-Bak, Altoona.

          She enjoyed flower gardening, was very creative in designing floral arrangements and also made and sold cakes for many different occasions.

          Friends will be received from 5 until the 6 pm memorial service, Thursday, February 7, 2019, at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg, Pastor Brian L. McCall officiating.

          Memorial contributions in memory of Pat can be given to the Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602, or Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, PO Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.


Donations may be made to:

Central PA Humane Society
1837 E Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona PA 16602
Tel: 1-814-942-5402

Mending Hearts Animal Rescue
PO Box 97, Hollidaysburg PA 16648

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