Charlene P. "Polly" Wilinski

Date of Death: 5/6/2018

Charlene P. “Polly” Wilinski

Feb. 9, 1956 – May 6, 2018

Charlene P. “Polly” Wilinski, 62, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Carl K. and Mary R. (Murtagh) Brode, Sr. 

Surviving are her partner, David Fitzgerald; a son, John Wilinski, Jr; of Altoona, and a daughter, Jennifer of Florida; five grandchildren:  Gavin, Brayden, Lexi, Maddox and Lyric; a brother Carl K. Brode, Jr., of Ebensburg; a sister, Sheryl (David) Watt of Ashville; many nieces and a nephew. 

She was preceded in death by a sister, Linda K. Dodds.

Polly retired from UPMC Altoona as a nutritional services assistant.

She enjoyed spending time with her sister while they savored a cup of tea and decorating her yard for the holidays. She also enjoyed her time with Tobby, her cat.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing.  There will be a receiving of friends at 4 - 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.  Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make your memorial contributions in Charlene's name to the American Cancer Society, Blair County Unit, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA  16648 or to the COPD Foundation at Donations & Questions 3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134.


My friend Polly by Ludy Martinez Selph
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