Obituaries

Charles H. Bloom Jr.

Charles H. Bloom Jr., 74, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles H. and Pearl (Cox) Bloom. All services will be private. Arrangements are by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata.

Mildred A. Estep

Mildred A. Estep, 95, Altoona, formerly of Bellwood, died Wednesday morning at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. She was born in Berwick, daughter of the late William A. and Julia L. (Parks) Roub. On Oct. 24, 1938, she married Melvin C. Estep in Bellwood, and he preceded ...

Paul F. Leiden Jr.

Paul F. Leiden Jr., 74, Altoona, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Stanley L. McMonagle

Stanley L. McMonagle, 68, Port Matilda, died Thursday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. He was born in Tyrone, son of Leland and Anna (Woodring) McMonagle. Surviving are two sons: Stanley L. Jr. and Daniel E.; two daughters: Nancy Fogleman and Shannon McMonagle; numerous ...

Terry Lee Morgan

Terry Lee Morgan, 78, Belville, N.C., formerly of Johnstown, passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul Morgan Sr. and Dorothy Blake Morgan. Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Joanne Sylvia (Reed) Morgan; two sons: ...

Deanna Lynne Palladini

Deanna Lynne Palladini, 73, Altoona, died Friday morning, Jan. 12, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. She was born in New Jersey, daughter of the late Waldren W. and Ellen Winifred (Kerr) Corcelius. Surviving are four children: Kirk A. Palladini and wife, Michelle, of Altoona, Kimberly L. Palladini of ...

Ruth N. Ray

Ruth N. Ray, 90, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Roaring Spring, died Thursday afternoon at the home. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or service. Interment will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery, Roaring Spring. Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson ...

Betty Jane (Brenneman) Roarabaugh

Betty Jane (Brenneman) Roarabaugh, 91, Black Lick, passed away Thursday at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, Pa. She was born in Woodbury Township, Blair County, daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Miller) Brenneman. On June 22, 1953, she married Donald L. Roarabaugh, and he ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Anslinger

Richard “Dick” Anslinger, 79, Altoona, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. A ...

Laurence P. Bauer

Laurence P. Bauer, 75, Altoona, passed away Sunday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul E. and Wilma A. (Brumbaugh) Bauer. Surviving are two sisters: Mary Helen (William) Hilton of Terre Haute, Ind., and Barbara Jean ...

Doris L. Gwin

Doris L. Gwin, 86, Canoe Creek, rural Williamsburg, went home to be with the Lord early Thursday morning at her residence. She was born in rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late Luther H. and S. Ellen (Zook) McClure. On Sept. 2, 1955, she married Bruce R. “Pap” Gwin in Williamsburg, and ...

Thomas A. ‘The Tool Man’ Robertson

Thomas A. “The Tool Man” Robertson, 53, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of Clarence and Carrie (Franco) Robertson, the youngest of six boys. Surviving are the love of his life, Mary A. Heiss of Altoona; his parents; four brothers: ...

Alea D. Yingling

Alea D. Yingling, 89, formerly of Ashville, died Thursday. She was born in Illinois, daughter of the late George W. and Annabelle L. (Spade) Billand. Surviving are a daughter, Karen Itle; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron Yingling; a ...

Romeo George Dente

Romeo George Dente, 94, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George A. and Rose (Menza) Dente. On Aug. 2, 1997, he married Marietta G. Fisher at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona. Surviving are his wife; ...

Roy Bernard ‘PaPa’ Lambert

Roy Bernard “PaPa” Lambert, 70, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Sophia, W.Va., son of the late Rev. Leo and Frances (Haga) Lambert. On June 27, 1966, he married Dana Stone in Sophia, W.Va. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Tina and ...

Edward T. McMillan

Edward T. McMillan, 81, Enola, formerly of Altoona, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wilbur E. and Nora E. McMillan. Surviving are a daughter, Lori J. Mardis; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received ...

Arlene Roberta Rainelli

Arlene Roberta Rainelli, 93, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert Emmett and Carrie May (Claybaugh) O’Keiff. On March 5, 1946, she married David Dempsey Rainelli, and he preceded ...

Dr. Paul H. Resnik

Dr. Paul H. Resnik, 68, Cameron Park, Calif., formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at his residence after a battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Amelah “Amee” Resnik; and a younger brother, Daniel. Paul and Amee were married in Maui, ...

Bonita Grace Socoski

Bonita Grace Socoski, 52, Lewistown, died Monday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of Malcolm and Grace (Ramsey) Detwiler. Surviving are her husband, Leonard J.; two children: Albert P. Jr. and Betty Jo Miller; two stepchildren: Cindy and Joseph; two granddaughters; and her parents. She ...

Anna L. Claar

Anna L. Claar, 85, Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, died Monday afternoon at her residence. She was born in Martinsburg, daughter of the late Luther R. and Alvina (Fuiten) Showalter. On July 19, 1949, she married H. Glenn “Shorty” Claar in Winchester, Va., and he preceded her in ...