Obituaries

Troy Levi Ott

Troy Levi Ott, 53, Woodbury, died Sunday. He was born in Bedford, son of Albert L. and Ruth (Robinette) Ott. Surviving are a son, Jesse Lee Ott; a daughter, Julia Dawn Ott; his parents; two brothers, Timothy Lee Ott and Terry Leroy Ott; and a sister, Tina Leann Ott. He was preceded in death by ...

Marjorie J. Ritchey

Marjorie J. Ritchey went peacefully home to be with her Savior on Sunday at Graystone Manor at Bellmeade. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Charles Metzger and Gladys (Long) Metzger. On June 7, 1946, she married Charles Ritchey in Altoona. Charles preceded her in death after 69 years of ...

Mary Margaret ‘Peg’ Sutton

Mary Margaret “Peg” Sutton, 101, Chest Springs, died Sunday at her home. She was born in Sankertown, daughter of the late Charles H. and Susan A. (Conrad) McGuire. Surviving are six children: Marie (Dick) Boland, Bernice “Beanie” (Larry) Leard, Larry (Kathy), Phil (Paula), Charles ...

Thomas J. Sutton

Thomas J. Sutton, 81, a longtime resident of Naperville, Ill., passed away Friday at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born in Altoona son of Joseph E. and Marian E. (Miller) Sutton. Surviving are his wife, Ann B. (Shope) Sutton; three children: Brenda (Ray) Davis, Lori (Steve) Kulinski ...

William D. ‘Bill’ Worthing Jr.

William D. “Bill” Worthing Jr., 69, Martinsburg, passed away Sunday. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late William D. Sr. and Dorothy L. (Kensinger) Worthing. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Janice A. (Delozier) Worthing; two children: Karisa A. Zola (Louis) and Andy W. (Erin); ...

Eleanor U. Yingling

Eleanor U. Yingling, 74, Altoona, died Saturday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Frederick M. and Caroline Grace (Barr) O’Leary. Surviving are four siblings: Joseph, Caroline Marsiglio, Patricia Beyerl and Gertrude Tinter. She was preceded ...

Ralph T. Brantner Jr.

Ralph T. Brantner Jr., 74, Fallentimber, died Friday at Van Zandt VA Medical Center. He was born in Williamsburg, son of the late Ralph T. and Nora (McConahy) Brantner. He married Jane E. Caber in February 1967. Surviving are two sons: Ralph T. III and Timothy; four grandchildren; eight ...

Sara J. Housley

Sara J. Housley, 84, Altoona, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at AristaCare at Hearthside Health & Rehabilitation Center, State College. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata. A funeral service will be held at 11 ...

Marjorie A. Porta

Marjorie A. Porta, 83, Altoona, died Saturday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Joan (Maher) Orr. She married Howard J. Porta on Aug. 24, 1957, at St. Leo Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Howard, of Altoona; four daughters: Christine ...

Nellie J. Reagan

Nellie J. Reagan, 92, Gallitzin, died Sunday at her home. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Mydra) Szynal. Surviving are her son, Ron (Terry) of New Kensington; a daughter-in-law, Emily Reagan of Gallitzin; three grandchildren: Shawn (Jenni) Reagan, Robert and ...

Mary K. Reep

Mary K. Reep, 82, Altoona, passed away Saturday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care after a brief illness. She was born in Duncansville, daughter of the late Malcolm and Viola (Shelow) Reep. Surviving are three children: Gary L. Bishop of Hollidaysburg, Allen R. Bishop of York Haven and Lesa ...

Heather Marie Sollenberger

Heather Marie Sollenberger, 45, Altoona, died late Friday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clyde E. Shoop and Sandra J. (Mallery) Bovard. She married Melvin “Butch” Sollenberger in Winchester, Va. Surviving are her husband; her mother, Sandra J. ...

M. Christina ‘Chris’ Weyant

M. Christina “Chris” Weyant, 64, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at her residence. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, followed by a funeral Mass on Saturday at St. Michael the ...

Joel Cohen

Joel Cohen, 83, formerly of Altoona, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, surrounded by family, succumbing to a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Altoona, son of Joseph and Martha Cohen. Surviving are his loving wife, Susan; two children: Brian (and Lisa) Cohen of ...

Stanley Merle Eicher

Stanley Merle Eicher, 85, died in Christiana, Tenn. He was born in Queen, son of the late Arch and Mildred Eicher. Surviving are a daughter, Cherie Daugherty (Donald); a stepdaughter, Terri Thompson (Barry); grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mary Claar, Gail Eicher and Alice ...

Nicole Ann Fulton

Nicole Ann Fulton, 33, Washington, Pa., formerly of Cresson, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Thursday after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of David Fulton Sr. and Kimberly (Grodes) Fulton. Surviving are her parents; fiance, Shane Logan; two siblings: ...

Gerald R. Replogle

Gerald R. Replogle, 75, Altoona, formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Saturday morning at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. He was born in Martins­burg, son of the late A. Ross and S. Leda (Kensinger) Replogle. On June 15, 1963, he married Barbara A. Leonard in Williamsburg, and she preceded ...

Heather Marie Sollenberger

Heather Marie Sollenberger, 45, Altoona, died late Friday evening, Dec. 7, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.

Vincent ‘Vinnie’ Young

Vincent “Vinnie” Young, 59, Philadelphia, passed away unexpectedly on Monday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Norman C. Sr. and Helen (Cassidy) Young. Surviving are three brothers and sisters-in-law: Norman Jr. and Sandy Young, of Altoona, Steve and Kim Young of Tyrone and ...

Christmas Eve deadline

The deadline for calling in obituaries for the Christmas Day edition of the Mirror will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. Faxes and emails can be sent anytime before 1:30 p.m. and call-ins will be accepted from 10:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Mirror will have an early press run Christmas Eve so employees ...