Francine Christoff, 61, Ramey, died Sunday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of Mildred and the late Joseph Patkalitsky. Surviving are her husband, Thomas; her mother, Mildred Mick; children: Kelly, Elizabeth Stone, Jonathan and Emily; and siblings: Marsha Buchanan, Victoria Russino, Joseph and John. She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Milton Mick. Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. today and 9 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Homes Inc., Ramey. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale.