Mrs. Elizabeth J. Kemberling, 86, 911 Green Avenue Tower, Apt. 816, died Friday evening, Jan. 22, 1999, at Bon Secours-Holy Family Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1912, in Altoona, the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Schroder) Runyen.She was twice married, first to James Nagle in November 1932, in Cumberland, Md., then to Crimpson C. Kemberling in Altoona Nov. 20, 1941, both of whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Kemberling was a member of St. Therese of the Child Jesus. She retired from the housekeeping department of Hillview Nursing Home in 1975. Mrs. Kemberling enjoyed crocheting, playing cards and dancing. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion. Surviving are a daughter, Vivian Gernadive of Altoona; two sons: James Nagle of Thomasville, N.C., and Jule Kemberling of Miami; a stepsister, Sandra of Elizabeth; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by daughters, Anna Rae Nagle and Marian Hale. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc.
A funeral Mass for Elizabeth J. Kemberling of Altoona will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Therese of the Child Jesus by Monsignor Anthony Little.Committal in Alto-Reste Park, Allegheny Township, Altoona.Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., where a vigil for the deceased will be held Tuesday afternoon.