Edward Leo ‘Ed’ Gardner

Edward Leo “Ed” Gardner, Riverside, Calif., and a native of Altoona, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wes and Helen (Stuppio) Gardner.

Surviving are his wife, Charlene; and five sisters: Barbara Gardner, Christine Gardner and Cindy Donel­son, all of Altoona, Mary Whysong of Claysburg, and Patti Sargent of Salt Lake City, Utah.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Wes; and two sisters: Donna Antesburger and Debbie Beck.

Ed was a 1961 graduate of Altoona High School, and he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961-65.

He was an avid fan of Penn State and Steelers football.

Interment will be in Riverside, Calif.