Patricia "Pat" Holmes, 79, of Altoona, formerly of Montour, died Friday at her home, Dec. 14, 2012. A woman who had a heart of gold and a contagious laugh joined her heavenly Father suddenly that morning. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. prior to the services. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com.