Obituaries

Donald E. Lloyd

Donald E. Lloyd, 92, Clearfield, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday morning, March 7, 2018, at Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehab Center, Clearfield, after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the ...

Miriam Louise Schorner

Miriam Louise Schorner, 90, Hanover, formerly of Altoona, died Monday in Hanover. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Homer P. and Verna Mae (Jackson) Summers. Surviving are five children: Thomas, Deborah, Sandra, Eilene and Jeffrey; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She ...

Ethel M. Smilnak

Ethel M. Smilnak, 92, Cresson, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Altoona, daughter of late Arthur A. and Agnes R. (Lingafelt) Glunt. On May 30, 1944, she married John Smilnak at St. Aloysius Church, Cresson. They remained happily ...

Marjorie E. Stiffler

Marjorie E. Stiffler, 91, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday morning at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a vigil service will be held. A complete ...

Mary Vetakis

Mary Vetakis, 95, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday. She was born in Wilmore, daughter of the late Guiseppe and Maria (Condello) Romagnino. She married Frank J. Vetakis, and they moved to Altoona to raise a family. He preceded her in death in 1987. Surviving are three beloved ...

Scott K. Askey Sr.

Scott K. Askey Sr., 78, Coalport, died Monday. He was born in Ambridge, son of the late Kenneth and Cora (McGonigal) Askey. Surviving are his wife, Judy (Cossick-Hewitt) Askey; three stepsons: John, Jeff and Josh Hewitt; and eight step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother. Scott ...

Carol L. Bollman

Carol L. Bollman, 73, Imler, went home to be with the Lord on Monday at her residence. She was born in Queen, daughter of the late Chester and Edith (Harr) Claar. On July 9, 1962, she married William H. Bollman in Cumberland, Md., and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1992. Surviving ...

Carolee A. Conrad

Carolee A. Conrad, 68, Altoona, died Monday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late James R. and Winifred N. (Henry) Poorman. Surviving are a daughter, Christina F. Keller; seven sons: Robert P. and Gary L. Pfahler, Brian K. Conrad and Kenneth, Mike, Paul and Greg ...

Edward Lee ‘Ed’ Krull

Edward Lee “Ed” Krull, 78, Altoona, formerly of Lilly, passed away Monday due to respiratory failure, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Johnstown and raised in Portage, the youngest of 12 children of the late Joseph and Angela “Nellie” (Wilczek) Krull. On April 28, 1962, ...

Ralph J. Macedonia

Ralph J. Macedonia, 91, Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Altoona, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raphael and Frances Macedonia. Surviving are his wife, Ellen (Hostler) Macedonia; two children: Debbie and Greg; five grandchildren: Lisa O’Neil, ...

Mary G. Mrdjenovich

Mary G. Mrdjenovich, 85, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Level Green, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, daughter of the late Paul and Grace (Lawry) Rugh. On April 18, 1953, she married Charles Mrdjenovich in ...

Sharon Ann Nead

Sharon Ann Nead, 68, Altoona, died late Monday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Bill Shingle. On Jan. 1, 1970, she married Robert James Nead Sr. Surviving are her husband of 48 years; two sons: Robert James Nead Jr. (Jamie Vincent) and Richard Andrew ...

The Rev. Mona (Thompson) Shaffer

The Rev. Mona (Thompson) Shaffer, 96, Central Pa., formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Asbury and Mae Marie Thompson. On Aug. 20, 1949, she married Paul C. Shaffer at Clearville Methodist Church, where Paul was pastor while ...

Clyde E. Smith

Clyde E. Smith, 82, rural Martinsburg, passed away Monday afternoon. He was born in Martinsburg, son of the late N. Kathryn Kensinger. Surviving are two daughters: Carol Sue Pearson and Connie L. Holes; and a brother-in-law, Robert Larry Corle. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred C. ...

Carol I. (Bollinger) Staats

Carol I. (Bollinger) Staats, 81, New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. She was born in Greenwood, daughter of the late Grover and Margaret Bollinger. Surviving are four children: Randy, Debbie, Alison and Brenda; and four sisters: Doris Yingling, Janet ...

Myrtle E. Strong

Myrtle E. Strong, 87, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Kladder Station, daughter of the late William and Kathryn (Wise) Smith. On Nov. 15, 1967, she married Frank A. Strong in Newry, and he preceded her in death on April 10, ...

Shirley M. Finnegan

Shirley M. Finnegan, 81, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of King, passed away Sunday at the home. She was born in Sproul, daughter of the late James F. and Priscilla (Finnegan) Deffibaugh. On Sept. 5, 1952, she married Dale S. Finnegan in Claysburg, and he preceded her ...

Madison Rayne ‘Maddy’ Heaton

Madison Rayne “Maddy” Heaton, 17, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Daniel Lee Heaton Jr. and Nina Lynn (Kurtz) Harris. Surviving are her parents; her stepfather, Paul Clark Harris III; a brother, Cross Harris of Altoona; her grandparents: ...

Edward L. Krull

Edward L. Krull, 78, Altoona, died early Monday morning, March 5, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Caroline (Kouris) Panos

Caroline (Kouris) Panos, 95, Mount Washington, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. Surviving are three children: Denise Daugherty, William L. Panos and Joanne Strobert; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard W. Panos; two siblings: ...