Obituaries

David B. ‘Guido’ Emerick

David B. “Guido” Emerick, 55, Hollidaysburg, passed away May 21, 2017. Friends will be received from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a 6 p.m. funeral service will be held immediately after, David’s brother, the Rev. Dane Emerick ...

Pauline L. Gentry

Pauline L. Gentry, 83, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late John and Gladys (Walters) Ellenburger. She married William C. Gentry, who preceded her in death on April 7, 2016, after having shared 65 years of ...

Robert A. ‘Bob’ Hoffer

Robert A. “Bob” Hoffer, 65, Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away Tuesday at Cadia Renaissance, Millsboro, Del., after losing his fight to recover from a brain injury and stroke. He was born in Philips-burg, son of the late William and Marian (Hagyard) Hoffer. Surviving are his beloved ...

Virginia K. Rossman

Virginia K. Rossman, 98, Pennsylvania Furnace, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Estella Carles, the sixth of 10 children. On April 11, 1940, she married Roy A. Rossman, who preceded her in ...

Judith K. Sherry

Judith K. Sherry, 66, Bald Eagle, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Tyrone Alliance ...

Robert McCleary Suckling

Robert McCleary Suckling, 85, formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday afternoon in Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg. He was born in Hollidays-burg, son of the late Melvin E. and Rosanna B. (McCleary) Suckling. On Feb. 12, 1956, he married MaryLou M. Morris in Williamsport. Surviving are his ...

Anna Jean (Cuomo) Williams

Anna Jean (Cuomo) Williams, 73, Dysart, died Tuesday at Haida Health and Rehabilitation Center, Hastings. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late James L. and Mary (Fornari) Cuomo. Surviving are two sons: Rob and Thomas Wagner; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; and two siblings: ...

Stephen A. Yahner

Stephen A. Yahner, 76, Patton, died Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Patton, son of the late Paul J. and Rosemarie (Farabaugh) Yahner. On Sept. 21, 2013, he married Sharon (Kosicki) Adams in Patton. Surviving are his wife; six children: Daniel of Loretto, Lisa of Butler, Judi ...

Lori Ann Anneski

Lori Ann Anneski, 41, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Robert and Roseanne (Grassi) Moore. On April 10, 1999, she married Adam T. Anneski. Surviving are her loving husband, Adam; two children: Noah James and Elizabeth ...

Wayne C. Biller

Wayne C. Biller, 70, Cresson, passed away peacefully on Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Norman and Romayne (Zerbee) Biller. On Oct. 15, 1977, he married Faye Schenk. Surviving are his wife of 40 years; a son, Brian ...

Thelma Ruth Bechtel

Thelma Ruth Bechtel, 82, Sun City, Ariz., died Thursday at Hospice of the Valley in Surprise, Ariz., after a brief illness. She was born in East Freedom, daughter of the late Clair and Grace (Shaffer) Dodson. Surviving are her two children with James C. Bechtel: a daughter, Cheryl Delozier ...

Margaret A. Brown

Margaret A. Brown, 100, Altoona, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, at her residence. Arrange-ments are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Mirror.

David B. ‘Guido’ Emerick

David B. “Guido” Emerick, 55, Hollidaysburg, passed away May 21, 2017. Friends will be received from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, David’s brother, the Rev. Dane Emerick officiating.

Edna Rita Painter

Edna Rita Painter, 78, Painted Post, N.Y., entered Heaven’s gates on Thursday after a brief illness. She was born in St. Mary’s, daughter of the late George and Edna Hess. On May 5, 1955, she married the love of her life, Glenn A. Painter, in Altoona, where they started their ...

Martha Leila (Flenner) Shatzer

Martha Leila (Flenner) Shatzer, 91, entered the eternal presence of God on May 12, 2017. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert W. and Anna (Fasic) Flenner. On Dec. 28, 1978, she married David Stewart Shatzer, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1998. Surviving are two ...

Kathleen J. Stuver

Kathleen J. Stuver, 64, Hollidaysburg, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Mirror.

Janet E. Tomlinson

Janet E. Tomlinson, 87, Altoona, died Monday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg after a brief illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edward and Alma (Earnest) Resig. On May 26, 1951, she married Donald J. Tomlinson at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Altoona, and he preceded her ...

Anna Jean (Cuomo) Williams

Anna Jean (Cuomo) Williams, 73, Dysart, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Haida Health and Rehabilitation Center, Hastings. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s edition of the Mirror.

Stephen A. Yahner

Stephen A. Yahner, 76, Patton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s edition of the Mirror.

Lori Ann Anneski

Lori Ann Anneski, 41, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at her residence. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Santella Funeral Home, Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at St. Mary’s ...