Herbert S. Black

Herbert S. Black, 66, Tyrone, died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He was born in Altoona, son of George and Alice (Faust) Black. He was married on Oct. 9, 1992, to Sheryl Pekar.

He is survived by his wife; and children: Herbert S. Black Jr. of Llano, Texas, George Black (Kim) and Kelley Hannah of Altoona; stepchildren: Donna Jean Clifton (Mike) and K.J. Pellas of Tyrone; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters: Katherine Waite of Tyrone and Ellen Stephens of Bellwood.

He had been employed as a mechanic at Dan Parson’s Used Car Lot and was a volunteer firefighter and past assistant chief at the Pinecroft Fire Co. He was an avid fisherman.

There will be no viewing. Friends will be received from 4 until the 5 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone. Inurnment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.