Patricia June Lynam, 78, Altoona, died Monday at Union Avenue and 31st Street as a result of an automobile accident.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George F. and Gladys (James) Killinger. She married Walter J. Lynam on Feb. 3, 1951, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona, and he died Feb. 4, 2013, as well.
Surviving are five children: Cherrie Malady of Dubuque, Iowa, and Patty A. Hicks and husband, John, Michele Civils, Walter B. and wife, Amanda, and Dennis J. and wife, Nicole E., all of Altoona; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight siblings: George Killinger and Richard Killinger, both of Altoona, Greta Corle of Bellwood, Kathy Baker, Linda Price, Debbie Dean and Gladys Killinger, all of Sandusky, Ohio, and Darlene Staugh in Florida.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Walter B. Lynam III; and a sister, Janet Winters.
Patty attended Keith Junior High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be celebrated during the visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona, Monsignor Stanley B. Carson and Father Robert G. Lynam concelebrating. Committal rites will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.