Mary Ellen Freidhof

10/03/1927 - 06/06/2021


Obituary For Mary Ellen Freidhof

Mary Ellen Freidhof
Oct. 3, 1927-June 6, 2021

Mary Ellen Freidhof, 93, of Duncansville, formerly of Altoona, passed away Sunday at the Winds of Mattern Orchard.
She was born in Huntingdon, the daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary (Harbaugh) Ergler. She married Clement L. Freidhof on April 3, 1948; he preceded her death on March 1, 2021.
Mary Ellen is survived by her daughters, Mary Susan (Freidhof) DeYulis of Philadelphia, Christine (Freidhof) Miller of Altoona; sons, Michael (Jennie) Freidhof of Tarentum, Pa, Alan (Christine) Freidhof of Altoona; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother, John Ergler.
Mary Ellen was a graduate of Huntingdon High School and she attended Juniata College.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mary Ellen was a wonderful mother and wife, she cared deeply for her family.
Friends will be received from 12-1 pm, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 8th Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16602, followed by a private family funeral service. Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary Ellen’s memory to, the Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, Pa. 16602, online at:
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • As next door neighbors, we always enjoyed your mother's friendship, smile and her wealth of gardening knowledge. Many times we heard the beautiful piano music she played coming from their house. Such a beautiful talented lady and always very kind to us . Love and prayers, Sam and Wendy Kerns

  • It is our sincere desire the joy, kindness and laughter you shared with your mother will continue to comfort and warm your heart and soul long after grief. She always made me feel welcome when I visited your home.. Dave Plunkett

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Funeral Directors

Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason