Obituaries

Dorothy Elizabeth (Sheehan) Aungst

Dorothy Elizabeth (Sheehan) Aungst passed away Thursday. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Daniel and Elnora (Sutton) Sheehan. She was the wife of the late James D. Aungst, who passed away in November 1977. Surviving are two daughters: Theresa Lubbers in South Carolina and ...

Frank L. Basciani

Frank L. Basciani, 102, Altoona, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Amber Terrace. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Santella Funeral Home, Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, ...

Philip A. Mainello

Philip A. Mainello, 86, Altoona, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Santella Funeral Home, Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Our Lady of Mount ...

Dakota Austin Ott

Dakota Austin Ott, 22, Roaring Spring, formerly of Six Mile Run, died Saturday. He was born in Altoona, son of Jennifer (Hershey) and the late Jacob Ott. Surviving are his mother, Jennifer Rhodes of Duncansville; his stepfather, Thomas Rhodes Jr. of Six Mile Run; his maternal grandparents: ...

Arlene M. Steiner

Arlene M. Steiner, 88, a resident of The Meadows at Blue Ridge, Harrisburg, formerly of Altoona and Williamsburg, passed away early Friday morning, May 25, 2018, at UPMC Pinnacle, Harrisburg. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A complete obituary will appear in ...

Geraldine M. ‘Geri’ Woleslagle

Geraldine M. “Geri” Woleslagle, 59, Gallitzin, passed peacefully on Thursday at her residence, after a courageous fight with brain cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Francis and Mary (Larson) Stevens. Surviving are her husband Robert “Jim,” whom she married on Sept. 19, ...

Gauge Allen Eckenrode

Gauge Allen Eckenrode, 6, Lakemont, died Thursday evening at his home. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Christopher and Katie (Howard) Eckenrode. Surviving are his parents; his grandparents: Timothy Allen and Jeanette Howard; his grandmother, Justine Eckenrode; and a sister, Gypsy ...

Gauge Allen Eckenrode

Gauge Allen Eckenrode, 6, Lakemont, died Thursday evening at his residence. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Jaime G. Olson officiating. A complete ...

Harry J. ‘Hank’ or ‘Tubby’ Frederick Jr.

Harry J. “Hank” or “Tubby” Frederick Jr., 73, Cresson, died Friday. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., son of the late Harry J. Sr. and Genevieve E. (Barrett) Frederick. Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Pekaar); two children: Kelly Colon and Scott; two granddaughters; one ...

Elsie G. Gunnett

Elsie G. Gunnett, 87, Williamsburg, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday evening at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. She was born in Williamsburg, daughter of the late Charles J. and Marguerite M. (Burris) Farringer. On June 3, 1949, she married Edwin N. Gunnett ...

Karen A. (Felus) McCosar

Karen A. McCosar, 45, Hollidaysburg, died Thursday at her residence. She was born in Cheverly, Md., daughter of Bruno and Joann (Domino) Felus. On Feb. 5, 2004, she married Timothy McCosar. Surviving are her husband; four children: Chancelor Little and Kade, Caleigh and Kiarra McCosar; her ...

Elizabeth Ann ‘Betty’ Skrout

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Skrout, 83, Wilmore, died Thursday. She was born in Windber, daughter of the late Eugene and Jane (Pomroy) Louder. Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Frank; three children: Patricia Skrout, Vicki Cummings and Scott; five grandchildren; and four siblings: Nancy ...

Charlotte M. Stiver

Charlotte M. Stiver, 75, Altoona, passed away Wednesday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Hazel (Ritz) Wachter. Surviving are a son, Ray Stiver Jr.; a grandchild, Ray Stiver III; a sister, Alberta Lattieri; and two brothers: Ronald Ritz and Mitch Miller. At the request of the ...

Nancy Jo Button

Nancy Jo Button, 75, Altoona, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday. She was born in Rich­mond, Va., the youngest daugh­ter of the late Paul S. and Josephine May (Skeels) Button. Surviving is her loving sister, Carol Mickel. She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Marvin ...

Vivian Jane Carlin

Vivian Jane Carlin, 91, Altoona, died Wednesday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edward A. and Clementine M. (Benden) Lumadue. Surviving are her husband, Arthur K. “Todd” Carlin Jr.; a daughter, Leslie J. Moore; and a sister, Louise Benewiat. ...

Elsie G. Gunnett

Elsie G. Gunnett, 87, Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. Arrange­ments are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Robert W. Schandelmeier Sr.

Robert W. Schandelmeier Sr., 58, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert F. Schandelmeier and Peggy A. (Coble) Schandelmeier-Bowers. Surviving are his fiancee, Heather Kaspick; three sons: Robert W. Jr., Marcus Shuf and ...

Robert G. Sell

Robert G. Sell, 82, Newry, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Newry, son of the late Harvey and Gertrude (George) Sell. On Feb. 27, 1965, he married Deloris A. Diehl at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Newry. Surviving are his wife with whom he shared 53 years of marriage; four ...

William Loch ‘Bill’ Bow

William Loch “Bill” Bow, 67, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Lebanon, son of the late George and Velma (Gringrich) Bow. On Dec. 27, 1969, he married Terry Clowes in Fogelsville. Surviving are his wife with whom he shared 48 years of marriage; a ...

Dolores M. Laing

Dolores M. Laing, 83, Altoona, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ulderico and Frances (Chiofar) Campagna. She married Thomas Laing, and he preceded her in death. Surviving are a brother, Ludwig Campagna; two nieces: Lori Gibson and Janet Campagna; and ...