Ralph S. Harstrom

Ralph S. Harstrom, 64, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, formerly of rural Martinsburg, died Tuesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of Julius A. and Melda R. (Frye) Harstrom. Surviving are two siblings: Mary E. Clawson and Victor A. Hartman, both of Jeannette. He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Salem United Church of Christ, rural Martinsburg, Pastor Betty J. Royer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.