MENDLER: On Monday, April 6, 2009; Joan Mendler, of Latrobe, originally from Pittsburgh; daughter of the late Lillian Edelstein Pretter and Max Pretter; wife of Robert Mendler; mother of Michael (Stacy) Mendler of McLean, VA and Robert Mendler (fiancee Shelly Piper) of Derry; grandmother of David, Max, Mickey, Mitchell and Jason Mendler; sister of Betty Kuperstock and Jean Brill. Services were held in the Beth Israel Synagogue, Latrobe. Interment in B’nai Israel Cemetery, Hempfield Twp. Contributions may be made to Beth Israel Synagogue, 414 Weldon St., Latrobe, PA 15650 or to National Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc., Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Ave./Bob Hope Rd., Miami, FL 33136-1494. Arrangements by Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., Latrobe.