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Frances C. "Dolly" (Ferguson) McMinn

December 17, 1922 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 95)


Frances C. “Dolly” McMinn, 95 of Altoona went home to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning March 20, 2018 at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

            She was born December 17, 1922 in Osceola Mills a daughter of the late Duncan and Edith (Myers) Ferguson. She married Richard L. McMinn on April 26, 1947 at the Assembly of God Church, Altoona. He preceded her in death July 16, 1985.

            Surviving are two daughters, Mary Ellen McMinn with whom she resided; Ruth Louise England and her husband Bruce T. of Altoona; two grandchildren, Ryan England and his wife, Rebekah of Enola and their children, Chloe, Andrew and Caleb; Emily Shock and her husband Eric of Altoona and their children, Matthew, Jordan and baby Lucas due in April; two sisters, Winifred Edevane and Marguerite Cogan both of Altoona.

            She was preceded in death by fourteen brothers and sisters, Elizabeth Maines, James, Robert, George, Annie Stahl, William, Thomas, Duncan, Alma Decker, Clair, Raymond, Henry, Amos and Edith Wysong.

            Mrs. McMinn was a member of Trans4mation Church, Altoona previously Pleasant Valley Assembly of God Church since 1944.

            Dolly was previously employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a laborer in the local shops during World War II.

            She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, watching baseball and football and working in her yard.

            Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday March 22, 2018 and 10-11 a.m. Friday March 23, 2018 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday with Pastor Jim Balzano officiating.

            Interment will be made at Asbury Cemetery, Altoona.

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