Obituaries

Milan ‘Ed’ Campbell

Milan “Ed” Campbell, 70, Nanty Glo, passed away Sunday at his residence. He was born in Johns­town, son of the late Milton and Zora (Utiss) Campbell. Surviving are three children: Edward M. (Sharon) and James M. (Shannon), both of Nanty Glo, and Melody (Alan) Kanouff of Hollidaysburg; ...

Richard J. Catina

Richard J. Catina, 82, Carson Valley, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at his residence. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Satur­day, Sept. 29, 2018, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, Deacon Charles Ahearn officiating. A complete obituary will appear in ...

Durbin W. Hoffman

Durbin W. Hoffman, 69, Altoona, passed away Tues­day, Sept. 6, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Stanley J. Krish Funer­al Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, Pastor Stephen Durr officiating. A private inurnment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

Winifred Rose Hook

Winifred Rose Hook, 86, Altoona, passed away late Sunday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Frank and Arvilla (Lafferty) Radel. She married Howard E. Hook in Altoona, and he preceded her in death in 2003. Surviving are four children: Larry Hook (Belinda) in ...

Dorothy M. Kensinger

Dorothy Marie Kensinger, 95, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of rural Williamsburg, went home to be with her Lord on Satur­day afternoon at the home. She was born in rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late Marion W. and A. Evaline (Showalter) McConahy. On May 17, 1941, ...

Shirley J. McCarty

Shirley J. McCarty, 82, Claysburg, passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late James and Louise (Weyant) Chamberlain. On Feb. 22, 1955, she married Thomas O. McCarty in Winchester, Va., and he passed away on May 20, 2014. Surviving are three ...

William J. McConahy

William J. McConahy, 65, Altoona, passed away Sun­day, Sept. 23, 2018, at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Santella Funeral Home, Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Wednes­day’s Mirror.

Lydia V. (Knisley) Mulhollen

Lydia V. (Knisley) Mulhollen, 88, Altoona, passed away Wednes­day at May­brook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Johns­town, daughter of the late Benjamin and Lydia M. (Dodson) Knisley. Surviving are four daughters: Darlene Leonard and husband, Ray, of Altoona, ...

Lt. Cmdr. Helen M. Paige

Lt. Cmdr. Helen M. Paige 96, Carrolltown, passed away Sunday at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Frederick R. and Lucille (Bates) Maurer. Surviving are a son, Rick A. Paige of Carrolltown; a brother, Richard (Pauline) Maurer of ...

Edward L. Stover Sr.

Edward L. Stover Sr., 80, formerly of Altoona, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at his residence in Largo, Fla. He was born in Coal­port, son of George and Elsie (Crain) Stover. Surviving are his wife, Joan; a daughter, Sandra; and a grandson, Devin. He was preceded in death by his son, ...

Harry W. Colpetzer

Harry W. Colpetzer, 65, Altoona, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home, Houtzdale.

Janet B. Dilling

Janet B. Dilling, 71, East Sharpsburg, Roaring Spring RD, died Saturday at her residence after a battle with cancer. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Irvin and Sadie (Isenberg) Fluke. On Sept. 9, 1972, she married Ronald Dilling in the Vicksburg Grace Brethren ...

Vivian A. (Davis) Kunko

Vivian A. (Davis) Kunko, 86, Portage, died Sunday in Portage. She was born in Portage, daughter of Joseph Sr. and Stella (Inman) Davis. Surviving are eight children: Judy, Bob, Tom Jr., Kathy, Joan, Mike, Pat and Vivian; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ronald ...

Shirley J. McCarty

Shirley J. McCarty, 82, Claysburg, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Claysburg Bible Church, 11751 William Penn Road, Imler, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. A complete obituary will ...

Jennie F. Pulcinello

Jennie F. Pulcinello, 91, Reightown, died Friday evening at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Congetti and Maddalina (Savine) Fiochetta. On Oct. 3, 1951, she married Frank P. “Nutch” Pulcinello at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, ...

Edward J. Strassburger

Edward J. Strassburger, 86, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. memorial Mass on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altoona. Committal will be at ...

Dorothy M. Kensinger

Dorothy M. Kensinger, 95, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of rural Williamsburg, passed away Saturday afternoon, Sept. 22, 2018, at the home. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Nelda J. Baird

Nelda J. Baird, 94, Altoona, died Friday. She was born in Claysburg, daughter of the late Sam and Sally (Musselman) Dodson. On Feb. 16, 1944, she married Albert E. Baird, and he passed away Feb. 7, 1989. Surviving are two sons: Gary Baird and David Baird; a daughter, Debra B. Miller; eight ...

Paul ‘Mick’ Borlie Sr.

Paul “Mick” Borlie Sr., 80, Chardon, Ohio, formerly of Cresson, died Saturday. He was born in Cresson, son of the late William Sr. and Frances (Kenny) Borlie. Surviving are five children: Maryann Kennedy, Paul Jr., Liz Pollock, Tim and Michele Clark; nine grandchildren; nine ...

Walter William ‘Sonny’ Clapper Sr.

Walter William “Sonny” Clapper Sr., 85, Altoona, drew his last earthly breath and first heavenly breath on Friday afternoon. Surviving are his loving wife of 66 years, Dorothy M. (Aiken) Clapper; five children: Walter Jr., Susan Sprinkle, Joseph (Kathy), Judy (Victor) Ridenour and Larry ...