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Blondina Thornsberry

August 27, 1944 — December 16, 2017

Blondina Thornsberry

Mrs. Blondian S. (Bonnie) Thornsberry, 73, of Altoona, Pa passed away surrounded by her loving family Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Thornsberry was born in Altoona, Pa. on August 27, 1944, the daughter of the late James R. and Blondina S. (Kelley) Rourke, Sr.

She worked at Warnaco, Country Garden Market and Sheetz.

She was a member of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrement Altoona, Pa.

She was a 1962 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School. Bonnie was a past member of Christian Mothers. She enjoyed Bingo and Bunco.

She married Deimer Thornsberry October 9, 1967 in Altoona. He died August 16, 1993.

She is survived by three children James D. (Lori Cox Ferri) Thornberry, Altoona, Pa; John F. (Sherry) Thornberry, Newport News, VA, Kelli A. (Rob Tudor) Edelblute, Fairlawn, OH; Sister Sharon (Richard Conti), Altoona; and brother James R. Rourke Jr., Alroona. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren Shane and Sean Thornsberry, Nathan and Molly Edellblute. She was prceded in death by two sister Susan E. Rourke and Joyce A. McNeal.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona, Pa at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 22, 2017 with Msgr. Robert C. Mazur officiating.

Committal Rites will be held at Alto Reste Park Cemetery Altoona, Pa.

Friends will be received from 5 - 8 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Jones Funeral Home where a Vigil for the deceased will be held during the visitation.

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

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Funeral Mass

Friday, December 22, 2017

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Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament

1 Cathedral Square, Altoona, PA 16601

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