Obituaries

Glenn “Rick” Hinson

Glenn “Rick” Hinson, 63, Hollidaysburg, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at his residence, with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with glioblastoma. He was born in St. Marys, son of Glenn A. Hinson and Jean (Miller) Hinson. On April 18, 1992, he married Cindy ...

Dorothy McCartney nee Burket

Dorothy McCartney nee Burket, 92, Canton, Ohio, formerly of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on Sunday. Surviving are three daughters: Judith Ann Pearce, Mary Lou (Pete) Argabright and Amy (Ken) Zwayer; a son, Robert E. (Karen) McCartney III; as well as many grandchildren, ...

Judith A. ‘Judy’ McCormick

Judith A. “Judy” McCormick, 69, Altoona, died Monday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul P. Cruthers and Elizabeth (Cruthers) Eicher. On Sept. 28, 1974, she married Charles H. “Chuck” McCormick at United Pres­by­terian ...

A. Lorraine Walter

A. Lorraine Walter, 92, Claysburg, passed away Wednesday at her residence. She was born in Diamond­ville, Wy., daughter of the late Clarence and Laverne (Hutchings) DeMaine. On Dec. 7, 1942, she married the love of her life, Eugene V. Walter, in Ogden, Utah. They enjoyed 56 wonderful years ...

Matthew C. Clingerman

Matthew C. Clingerman, 31, Hollidaysburg, died Monday as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Bedford, son of James F. and Teresa A. (Mobus) Clingerman. Surviving are his wife, Rachel of Hollidaysburg; a daughter, Ava; two sons: Evan M. and Case M.; his parents of ...

Charlene J. Daugherty

Charlene J. Daugherty, 51, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Calvin and Shirley (Walk) Blontz. Surviving are her boyfriend, Edward Baldish; a daughter, Laura Rutherford; her parents; and a brother, Dave Blontz. There will be no public services. ...

Agnes M. ‘Aggie’ Fry

Agnes M. Fry, 84, Tyrone, died Tuesday at Colonial Courtyard, Tyrone. She was born in Turkeyfoot, daughter of Michael and Susan (Cushner) Geffert. On Dec. 10, 1955, she married Samuel Carl Fry in Tyrone, and he died Aug. 31, 1975. Surviving are a daughter, Ivalou Nulton and husband, Tim, of ...

Stephen Craig Gates

Stephen Craig Gates, 59, Altoona, formerly of Warriors Mark, died Friday. He was born in Bellefonte, son of Joyce E. Fink-Gates and the late Stephen H. Gates. Surviving are his wife, Joyce LeAnn (McElwain); a daughter, Jendi Gates; a son, Kevin Gates; four grandchildren: Kevin Tyack, Shane ...

Julius Iacurto

Julius Iacurto, 93, Altoona, passed away peacefully Monday at his residence. He was born in San Giliano, Italy, son of the late Pasquale and Aurora (Peo) Iacurto. He was first married to Elizabeth Adams, who preceded him in death. He then was married to Evelyn Makovyak, who passed away on ...

Richard A. Kratzer

Richard A. Kratzer, 88, Warrenton, Va., died Saturday. He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Raymond H. and Mereda F. Kratzer. Surviving are his loving wife, Nancy M. Kratzer of Warrenton, Va., who was also his best friend and mentor through all 63 years of their marriage; a ...

Betty L. (Kifer) Lynn

Betty L. (Kifer) Lynn, 93, Martinsburg, formerly of Duncansville and Williamsburg, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday evening at Homewood at Martinsburg after a lengthy illness.. She was born in Oreminea, daughter of the late J. Winifred and Fannie (Simpson) Kifer. She married Ralph S. ...

James R. Mattingly

James R. Mattingly, 86, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James C. and Helen (Holliday) Mattingly. He married Margaret Conroy in 1960. Surviving are his wife of 58 years; a daughter, Sharon Lynn of Mifflintown; a son, Robert J. of ...

Judith A. McCormick

Judith A. McCormick, 69, Juniata, Altoona, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 13, 2018, at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. A private funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona, Pastor Tim McGarvey officiating. A complete obituary will appear ...

Esther Milagros (Munoz) Reader (Estep) Ogg

Esther Milagros (Munoz) Reader (Estep) Ogg, 75, Smithville, Tenn., died Monday. She was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Leonidas Valentine Reader and her birth father, the late Reinaldo Munoz. Surviving are two daughters: Sandra (Estep) Bollin and Shelley (Estep) Pinero; ...

Connie R. Rhoades

Connie R. Rhoades, 65, Tyrone, died Saturday at her residence after a lengthy illness. She was born in Lock Haven, daughter of Carolyn J. (Husted) and the late Gene A. Johnson. On May 28, 1994, she was married Stephen B. Rhoades in Warriors Mark. Surviving are her husband; her mother, ...

Diana Stitt

Diana Stitt, 64, Altoona, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Charlotte J. Nause

Charlotte J. Nause, 75, Bedford, died Sunday. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles Nause and Irene Lockard. Surviving are a son, Walter L. Hughes; three grandchildren: Marcus, Alyssa and Chelsey; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Tony Lockard. She was preceded ...

Bernadette M. (Seymour) Noel

Bernadette M. (Seymour) Noel, 72, Coalport, died Sunday. She was born in Coalport, daughter of the late Leroy Nick and Mary (Feigh) Seymour. Surviving are her husband, Gordon Noel; two children: Chris Noel and Stephanie Godlove; a grandson, John Gordon Godlove; and four siblings: Karen Davis, ...

Mary E. Shutty

Mary E. Shutty, 84, Altoona, passed away Satur­day at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Stanley and Margaret (Vargo) Halerz. On May 21, 1955, she married John “Carl” Shutty, and he preceded her in death on July 5, 1995. Surviving are two daughters: Betty Jo ...

Edna L. Decker

Edna L. (Weyant) Decker, 90, New Paris, passed away Saturday at Donahoe Manor, Bedford. She was born in Queen, daughter of the late Lester and Lena (Noland) Weyant. On July 8, 1943, she married Edgar L. Decker in Cumberland, Md. He passed away Oct. 16, 2000. Surviving are two sons: Richard ...