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Marie Adele Chronister

Marie Adele Chronister, 87, of RR 3 Box 500, Altoona died Monday, August 11, 2008 at the Altoona Regional Health Systems following a brief illness.
She was born May 17, 1921 in Warriors Mark, a daughter of Merel Grazier and Forrest W. Eyer. She was married to David J. Chronister in 1944, who preceded her in death in 2001. She was also preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
Surviving is one daughter and two sons: Sallye Creamer of Altoona; David J. Chronister, Jr. of Tyrone; and Brent A. Chronister of Bald Eagle. Three grandchildren: Richard, Jason, and Wendy. Five great-grandchildren: Kaleb, Drew, Garrett, Lauren, and Alana.
Mrs. Chronister graduated from Warriors Mark High School in 1937, and then earned a Bachelors Degree from Indiana University and a Masters Degree from Penn State. She was employed by the Tyrone School District for 30-plus years teaching the Home Economics Department, where she became department head.
She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Tyrone. She enjoyed ballroom dancing and competing at International competitions after retiring to Florida.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home in Warriors Mark with the Reverend Peggy Bonsell officiating.
Burial is at Spring Mount Cemetery in Warriors Mark Township.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.