Obituaries

John P. Conrad

John P. Conrad, 62, a 30-year resident of Tyrone, passed away on Monday after a valiant fight with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. He was born in Altoona and grew up in Lilly, son of John Francis and Dorothy Mae Conrad. Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Elaine Boal Conrad; a daughter, ...

Catherine Marie (Lindsey) Corle

Catherine Marie (Lindsey) Corle, 94, Osterburg, died Monday. She was born in Pavia, daughter of the late Elmore Eugene and Mary Ann (Corle) Lindsey. Surviving are three sons: Donald K. (Patsy), Frederick D. (Karen) and Timothy D. (Carrie); five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She ...

James G. ‘Jim’ Finochio Jr.

James G. “Jim” Finochio, 93, Altoona, passed away early Tuesday morning at Maybrook Hills Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion and Healthcare Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James and Edith (Pompa) Finochio. He was thrice married. On Sept. 7, 1946, he married Irene E. Kibe of Altoona, ...

Audrey M. Miles

Audrey M. Miles, 85, Tyrone, died Monday. She was born in Monessen, daughter of the late Charles G. and Mary Amelia (Grant) Wentz. Surviving are two daughters: Cathy (Sam) Cowher and Lorie Wentz Thomas; seven grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Revetta. She was preceded in death by her husband, ...

David L. Nowlin Sr.

David L. Nowlin Sr., 91, Tyrone, died Tuesday at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. He was born in Tyrone, son of the late Edgar Blair and Edna (Myers) Nowlin. On June 24, 1948, he married Donna M. Williams. Surviving are daughter, Debra Hoover and husband, William, and their children, Douglas Hoover ...

Barbara A. Bailey

Barbara A. Bailey, 87, Tyrone, died Monday. She was the daughter of the late Aden and Daisy Girard Fonner. On June 26, 1954, she married Robert A. Bailey, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 2018. Surviving are four children: Larry (Darlene) Bailey, Susan (Steve) James, Alex (Annette) ...

Robert M. ‘Bob’ Conklin

Robert M. “Bob” Conklin, 63, Patton, died Monday. He was born in England, son of Russell T. and Patricia D. (Gorham) Conklin. Surviving are two children: Matthew and Robin Conklin; four grandchildren; his parents; and six siblings: Theresa (Don) Lutch, Russell “Tom” Jr. (Cindy), Kenneth ...

John P. Conrad

John P. Conrad, 62, Tyrone, died Monday. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Tyrone. A complete obituary will ...

Catherine Marie (Lindsey) Corle

Catherine Marie (Lindsey) Corle, 94, Oster­burg, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. Friends will be received 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday Feb. 17, 2019, at the Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s Mirror.

Thomas E. Hedberg Sr.

Thomas E. Hedberg Sr., 70, Sinking Valley, died Monday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Carl N. and Helen M. (Claybaugh) Hedberg. On Sept. 8, 1988, he married Cindy R. Bennett in Virginia. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Tobi Munshower and husband, Les, of ...

Dorothy J. Hrubochak

Dorothy J. Hrubochak, 90, Hastings, died Monday. She was born in Hastings, daughter of the late John and Anna (Sich) Kolessar. Surviving are three children: Dorothy Ann and Joseph A. Lubert, and Lori (Bill) Dumm; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her ...

Helen Florence Keith

Helen Florence Keith, 91, formerly of Juniata Gap, Altoona, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday. She was born in Everett, daughter of the late George Raymond Earnest and Helen (Bennett) Earnest. On April 30, 1949, she married Clarence Ralph Keith, who preceded ...

Erma A. (Ciampoli) Kennedy

Erma A. (Ciampoli) Kennedy, 103, Hollidays­burg, passed away Thurs­day at Garvey Manor Nurs­ing Home, Hollidays­burg. She was born in Spruce Creek, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Palma) Ciampoli. On April 4, 1935, she married Edger E. Kennedy, and he preceded her in death on ...

Gary D. Kettell Jr.

Gary D. Kettell Jr., 58, Everett, formerly of Altoona, died Saturday. He was born in Holyoke, Mass., son of Druell G. (Fleisher) Kettell and the late Gary D. Kettell Sr. Surviving are three children: Shaun (Crystal), Branden (Misty) and Breeanna (Russell) Reinacher; a granddaughter, Hailey ...

Audrey M. Miles

Audrey M. Miles, 85, Tyrone, died Monday. Friends will be received from 2 until the 4 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone.

Joe Nagle

Joe Nagle, 92, St. Augustine, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. He was born in Patton RD, son of the late Ralph and Regina (Dietrick) Nagle. Surviving are a son, Wayne; a daughter-in-law, Kim; five grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, ...

Patricia A. Nitti

Patricia Nitti, 83, Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at Hillview Health­care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Anthony and Anna (Corso) Mirante. She married Louis Nitti Sr. in 1958. Surviving are two sons: Louis, with whom she resided, and Stephen ...

Robert Walter ‘Nick’ Quirin

Robert Walter “Nick” Quirin, 87, East Freedom, died Sunday at his residence. He was born at home in Lakemont, son of the late Walter G. and Inez (Kunsman) Quirin. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Charlotte Vonetta “Vonnie” (McCloskey) Quirin; a daughter, Tammy Lynne Quirin in ...

Alice V. (Barker) Wyland

Alice V. (Barker) Wyland, 67, Williamsburg, died at her residence, following a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Robert C. and Dorothy M. (Taylor) Barker. She married Dale Wyland in 1999. Surviving are her husband of 20 years; three daughters: Laurie ...

Robert F. ‘Bob’ ‘Drakie’ Drake

Robert F. “Bob” “Drakie” Drake, 80, Fredericksburg, rural Martinsburg, passed away Sunday morning at his home. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Malcolm F. and Marie L. (Cogan) Drake. On Aug. 30, 1964, he married Donna Mae Hoover at the Smithfield Church of the Brethren, ...