Catherine L. Burr, 91, of Altoona, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at UPMC Altoona, surrounded by her family after a brief illness.
She was born in East Freedom, the daughter of the late Hugh C and Adelaide (Brown) Lingenfelter. Her husband, Vincent A. Burr Sr., whom she married on May 30, 1954 at Altoona, he preceded her in death on November 13, 1993. Survived by four daughters: Victoria at home, Karen (Dave) Cerully of Lakemont; Linda Woodring of Canaseraga, NY and Barbara (Raymond) Trybus of Cresson, six sons: William (Barbara) of Altoona, Michael (Vanessa) of Enola, Tim (Linda) of East Freedom, Vincent Jr. (Judy) of Altoona, Thomas (Karen) of Bellwood and Christopher (Jo Marie) of St. Paul, MN 24 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Vaughn, Evelyn "Tex" Long, and an infant brother, Sherwood.
Just very recently retired from Altoona Area Public Library after 36 years of service and also volunteer at local parochial schools
Kay was an avid reader, liked watching baseball and discussing politics.
Kay loved her family and being around people and greeting them with a smile and a hug.
She was a senior member of the 'Burr Raiders". Kay was a graduate of Altoona High School class of 1943.
Mrs. Burr was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.
Friends may call Friday July 29, 2016 from 2 - 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc., 1204 - 17th Street, Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held during the visitation. A funeral mass will be held Saturday July 30, 2016 at 10 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church 12th Ave and 20th Street Altoona by Msgr Robert Mazur.
Committal Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, Altoona. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to Altoona Public Library 1600 - 5th Ave. Altoona, Pa. 16602