Leone M. Schmittle

Date of Death: 11/14/2017

Leone M. Schmittle

November 24, 1911-November 14, 2017

Leone M. Schmittle, 105, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at the Presbyterian Village.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Frank and Edith Keller Higgins.  She married Robert J. Schmittle on October 17, 1928 in Woodland, Pa.  He preceded her in death on May 23, 1995.

Surviving are: 6 grandchildren: Karen Thompson (Jim) of New Freedom, Patrick Kandlbinder of Cupertino, Ca, Kristin Muir of Anchorage, Ak, Suzanne Kuhn (Ron) of Altoona, , Edward H. Stevens III (Debbie) of Corona Del Mar, Ca and Ruth Ann Stevens (Tim) of Spring, Tx; 6 great-grandchildren:  Brittney Corl of Los Angeles, Ca, Devin Shannon (Rebecca) of New Freedom, Sarah Shannon of Baltimore, Md, Rebecca Hereford (John) of Cherry Hill, NJ, Kevin Muir of Pittsburgh and  Patrick Kuhn of Falls Church, Va; 2 great-great-grandchildren:  Noah Shannon of New Freedom and Ethan Shannon of Baltimore, Md and a son-in-law, Edward H. Stevens, Jr. of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marilyn R. Stevens, who died on February 4, 2015.

She married Robert, and lived in Altoona where they owned and operated the Clover Farm store for 45 years.  Leone also worked for J.C. Penny where she retired as a custom drape specialist. 

Leone was a lifetime member and the oldest surviving member of Llyswen United Methodist Church.  She was also a member of the Altoona Women’s Club.

She enjoyed visiting family in New Jersey and was an avid bridge player.  She enjoyed crossword puzzles and bowling.

Friends will be received from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421, 8th Ave, Altoona followed by a 11:30 a.m. funeral Service at Stevens Memorial Chapel.  Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.



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