Catherine L. Blickenstaff, 89

APRIL 1, 1923-FEB. 28, 2013

March 01, 2013

Catherine L. Blickenstaff, 89, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Nason Hospital in Roaring Spring, Pa.

Born April 1, 1923, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John W. Shifflet and Flemmie (Tate) Shifflet.

She was married to Lee F. Blickenstaff on Jan. 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on April 21, 2002.

Catherine is survived by a daughter, Linda K. (the Rev. Michael) Bequeath; a brother, Paul W. Shifflet of Meyerstown, Pa.; nieces, Lisa, Lori and Beth; nephew, Todd; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Shifflet.

Catherine graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1941.

She retired as a secretary from Fairchild Aircraft in Germantown, Md.

She enjoyed reading and walking, and loved spending time with family and friends. She was involved with several church-related activities.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family requests contributions be made to Good Samaritan Fund at Village at Morrisons Cove, 429 S. Market St., Martinsburg, PA 16662 or Roaring Spring Community Library.

Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

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