Mrs. Fern L. Daugherty, 77, of Green Avenue Tower, Altoona, died Wednesday evening at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus.
She was born in Huntingdon, daughter of the late George A. and Mildred (Sullivan) Ross.
She was preceded in death by three husbands: Richard Tyack, Irvin Daugherty Sr. and Thomas Buckreis.
She is survived by children: Mary Patricia Caruso and daughter, Joy; Lucinda D. Lamca and son, Michael; Connie Daugherty and fiance, Michael; William R. Tyack and children: William Jr. and Robyn; Robert (Judy) Tyack and children: Renee, BobbyJo and Shawn; David Daugherty (Leticia) and Joshua; Christopher (Colleen) Buckreis and children: Cherokee and Samuel; numerous great-grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.
She also is survived by two sisters: JoAn Steward and Mary Metzger; and a brother, Paul Randy Ross. She was preceded in death by a brother, Sam, and other brother and sisters.
Mrs. Daugherty was of Methodist faith.
She was a waitress at Venetian Gardens and the Frohsinn Singing Society. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Altoona, (www
.krishfuneralhome.com), by Pastor Randal Harper.Inurnment at Upper Claar Cemetery, East Freedom.