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Mary Louise Bookhamer

April 1, 1926 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

            Mary Louise Bookhamer, 94 of Duncansville died early Thursday morning October 22, 2020 at her residence.

            She was born April 1, 1926 in Altoona a daughter of Milton Levi and Emma Gertrude (Eger) Bookhamer.

            Surviving is her niece, Carole A. Bookhamer of Duncansville.

            She was preceded in death by four siblings, Leo J. Bookhamer, Paul M. Bookhamer, Emmabelle Norris and William T. Bookhamer.

            Mary Lou attended Second Avenue United Methodist Church for over 80 years.   

            She was a 1944 graduate of Altoona High School and a graduate of Zeth Business School.

She was previously employed as an office manager by Brumbaugh Auto Body and Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8. Following that time, she was employed by Dollar Bargain and retired from Unkel Joe’s Woodshed with 18 years’ service.

            Over the years, Mary had many dogs whom she loved.

            Friends will be received from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday October 26, 2020 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday with Pastor Mary Emery officiating.

            Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

            In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602 or to UPMC Family Hospice, 201 Chestnut Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 26, 2020

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Memorial Service
Monday
October 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

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