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Obituaries

Charles W. Miller

Charles W. Miller, 56, Beaverdale, died Monday. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late John “Jack” Edward Sr. and Nancy Lee (Claycomb) Miller. Surviving are children: Shanna (Mark) Mehall, Julie (Mitchell) Mayes, Tyler Miller (Selena Young) Tasha Miller (Todd Minor) and Brenda Miller; 10 ...

Irma J. Scheffer

Irma J. Scheffer, 82, a resident of The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at the home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Maximillion and Martha (Burns) Stoiber. On July 14, 1955, she married the love of her life, her husband of 64 years, John H. Scheffer, and he ...

Carl R. Suter

Carl Roy Suter, 96, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning at his home in Klahr, just a quarter of a mile from where he was born. He was the only child of the late Flora Weyant Suter Gardner (of Klahr) and John C. Suter (from Manns Choice), who passed away when Carl was only two. Also ...

Helen Louise Creamer

Helen Louise Creamer, 75, Altoona, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Mirror.

George E. Miller Jr.

George E. Miller Jr., 92, Tyrone, died Sept. 5, 2019. He was the son of the late George E. and Lucy (Dean) Miller Sr. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Albright; a son, Stephen Miller Sr.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Army ...

Shirley O. Nearhoof

Shirley O. Nearhoof, 90, Antis Township, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday morning at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Antis Township, daughter of the late Rev. George Henry and Elma (Gilland) Ross. On April 18, 1948, she married Donald E. Nearhoof at Riggles ...

Curtis W. Wilt

Curtis W. Wilt, 34, Pittsburgh, formerly of Gallitzin, died Friday in Pittsburgh. He was born in Johnstown, son of Jeff and Cathy (Greene) Wilt. Surviving are his parents; two sisters: Nevaya and Kelsey; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was a 2003 graduate of Penn Cambria High ...

Sharon A. Allen

Sharon A. Allen, 68, Altoona, died Saturday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Muncie, Ind., daughter of Earl and Marion (Hutton) Kabel. Surviving are her life companion, Robert M. Becher; two daughters: Dorothy Riely and Jennifer Masters; four grandchildren; three sisters: Caroline ...

Earl A. ‘Beetle’ Bailey

Earl A. “Beetle” Bailey, 77, formerly of Tyrone, died Thursday. He was the son of Charles Bailey and Pearl (Rowley) Ramsey. Surviving are three daughters: Kathy Supenia, Della Bell and Sharon Weight; a son: Allen Bailey; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in ...

Ida R. Davis

Ida Rose Davis, 94, Altoona, passed away Saturday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Thomas and Ida (Cilia) Bidoli. Surviving are two children: Sue Ann Daniele and husband, Ed, of Altoona and Billy Davis and wife, Maggie, of Greensburg; a ...

Helen L. (Shalock) DeArmitt

Helen L. (Shalock) DeArmitt, 73, Bellmeade, Altoona, died Tuesday. She was born in Bellwood, daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (Padula) Shalock. On Feb. 10, 1964, she married Robert G. DeArmitt Sr. in Altoona, and he died Dec. 12, 2004. Surviving are three children: Robert G. Jr. (Sonya), ...

Nancy Jean McCaulley

Nancy Jean McCaulley, 69, Altoona, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

Regis P. McElheny

Regis P. McElheny, 57, Cresson, died Wednesday in Cresson. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James and Julia (Donovan) McElheny. Surviving are four brothers: Ronald McElheny, Rick McElheny, Gerald McElheny and Patrick McElheny; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in ...

Natalie Rae McPherson

Natalie Rae McPherson, 42, Altoona, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Washington, Pa., daughter of David and the late Barbara (Wills) McPherson. Surviving are her father; two daughters: Jacie McPherson and Sydni McPherson; a grandson; and two sisters: Dawn Matzen and Andrea ...

Shirley O. Nearhoof

Shirley O. Nearhoof, 90, Antis Twp., died early Saturday morning, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc., Bellwood, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Riggles ...

Marsha L. Phillips

Marsha L. Phillips, 72, Cresson, died Thursday in Cresson. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Burke) Seabolt. Surviving is her sister, Connie Schmidt in New Jersey; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter M., and her ...

Geraldine Alice Leonard Showalter

Geraldine Alice Leonard Showalter, Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, Homewood at Martinsburg. The daughter of Foster and Alverta Keller Leonard, she was born in Juniata County, where she grew up and graduated from Fayette High School in McAlisterville. She met and married Clayton H. ...

Paul O. Walstrom

Paul O. Walstrom, 55, formerly of Atlantic, rural Houtzdale, died Saturday. He was born in Port Allegany, son of the late Oscar and Louise (Godin) Walstrom. Surviving are two sisters: Eileen Goodrich and Mona Walstrom; and a brother, Allen Walstrom. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

Curtis W. Wilt

Curtis W. Wilt, 34, Pittsburgh, formerly of Gallitzin, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at St. Demetrius Catholic ...

Lawrence J. Beeler

Lawrence J. Beeler, 69, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William and Delores Beeler. Surviving are three daughters: Amber Beeler, Megan Beeler and Kristen Friedenberger, all of Altoona; two stepchildren: Kristy Clapper and Justin Vaughn, both ...