RUDEL: Charlotte H. Rudel, 83, Johnstown, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Westmont Woods following an extended illness. She was born in New Bethlehem on March 31, 1933, daughter of the late Morris Harris and Sara (Wein) Harris. She married David Rudel at Rodef Sholom Synagogue in Johnstown on Dec. 19, 1954. She is survived by her husband and five children Neil (Dianne) of Duncansville, Mark (Gail) of Marietta, Ga., Barry (Debra) of Monroeville, Miriam (Kevin) Quast of Penn Hills and Karen (Fred) Reb of Paris; 11 grandchildren: Nikole (Greg), Gino (Jessica), Adam, Jeff, Steven (Emily), Eric, Alex, Rachel, Zachary, Jacob, Azriel; and two great-grandsons, Dominik and Dylan. She is also survived by brother Joseph “Jerry” Harris (Alayne) of Pittsburgh, nephews and nieces and many relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam, and sister-in-law Betty Harris. Charlotte gave new meaning to love and devotion to her family, and all her extended family members and friends, particularly her Harris and Wein cousins. She was a 1955 graduate of Penn State University and a 1951 graduate of Redbank Valley High School. Charlotte was a very active leader in Johnstown and its Jewish community. She served as director of the Cambria County Head Start program for more than 30 years. She also was a past president of the Beth Sholom Sisterhood and Hadassah and a member of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association. She served on the board of the Cambria County Transit Authority and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Friends will be received on Friday, September 23 from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at John Henderson Co Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Rabbi Irvin Brandwein, officiating. Interment will be held at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Charlotte’s name may be made to Beth Sholom Congregation, 700 Indiana Street, Johnstown, PA. 15905.