Obituaries

Mark Thompson Botteicher

Mark Thompson Botteicher, 64, Minot, N.D., died Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of Sherald and Elizabeth (Salyards) Botteicher. On Sept. 7, 2009, he married Katherine Ann Milbrath. Surviving are his wife; four children: Josh, Kayla, Kelly Botteicher Millham and Alex; Kathy’s children: ...

Michael M. McMahon

Michael M. McMahon, 72, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Montrose and Zora F. (Miller) McMahon. On June 24, 1972, he married Deborah (Faretta) McMahon. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Dawn M. (Scott) Igoe and Carole Ann McMahon ...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Miller

Elizabeth “Betty” Miller, 84, Ebensburg RD, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Mirror.

James Walter Paul

James Walter Paul, 74, Queen, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Mirror.

Daniel F. ‘Fisher’ Smith

Daniel F. “Fisher” Smith, 75, Tyrone, died Saturday at Van Zandt VA Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. He was born in North­wood, Tyrone, son of Joseph M. and Jessie Anna (Estright) Smith. Surviving are his companion of 32 years, Donna M. Fink; her son, Chad D. Fink; an extended ...

Eugene Yazwinski

Eugene Yazwinski, 74, Houtzdale, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Houtzdale, son of the late Michael and Katherine (Bizak) Yazwinski. On Nov. 14, 1998, he married Ellen S. Conley. Surviving is his wife. He was preceded in death by two brothers: William and Andrew Yazwinski. At the ...

Jeffrey A. Eggerstorfer

Jeffrey A. Eggerstorfer, 60, Altoona, died Saturday in Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of Gilda Crocetti and Frank X. Eggerstorfer Jr. He married Donna E. Beigle on July 9, 1983. Surviving are his mother; his wife; a daughter, Valerie; a son, Frank; a sister, Carol Davis and husband, ...

Margaret B. Gerhard

Margaret B. Gerhard, 81, Lewistown, died Thursday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul P. and Rose M. (Long) Gerhard. Surviving are a brother, Paul X. Gerhard and wife, Dorothy, in North Carolina; a sister, Roseanna M. Weyer of Lewistown and her children: ...

Beatrice Joy (Youtzy) Seaberg

Beatrice Joy (Youtzy) Seaberg, 89, Altoona, died Saturday at her residence. She was born in Juniata, daughter of the late Cloyd Earl and Eliza Leone (Musser) Youtzy. She married Kermit Gustaf Seaberg on Nov. 5, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Juniata. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, ...

David C. Amigh

David C. Amigh, 64, a resident of Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, formerly of Altoona, died Wednesday at the home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Barbara Wert. David served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. ...

Dorothy Ely Huntley

Dorothy Ely Huntley, 94, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Rebekah Manor, Northern Cambria. She was born in Buffalo Township, daughter of the late William Alexander and Florence Leech Ely. Surviving are a daughter, Anne E. G. Berish and husband, Gary, of Patton; a granddaughter, Johanna P. ...

Michal M. ‘Shelly’ Mease

Michal M. “Shelly” Mease, 64, North Philipsburg, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at her residence. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Paul Jr. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Richards) Gallo. On Aug. 19, 1970, she married T. Scott Mease in Eden, N.C., and he preceded her in death on ...

Beatrice Joy Seaberg

Beatrice Joy (Youtzy) Seaberg, 89, Altoona, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her residence. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Kathy ...

Michael P. Vaughn

Michael P. Vaughn, 66, Altoona, died Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul E. “Pete” Hale and Molly A. McCulley. Surviving are a daughter, Michelle L. Hondros; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters: Kathy Hale and Linda Brown. A ...

David Lee Wallace Jr.

David Lee Wallace Jr., 60, Altoona, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late David Lee and Henrietta (Dively) Wallace. Surviving are two children: Gerald “Jack” Price and Mark Wilkinson; two brothers: Henry Miller and Keith Allen Wallace; and two ...

Ronald E. Benn

Ronald E. Benn, 83, Antis Township, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday evening at his home. He was born in Bellwood, son of the late W. Roy and Essie (Jackson) Benn. On March 21, 1953, he married Jean E. Test at Calvary United Methodist Church, ...

Ruth M. Doyle

Ruth M. Doyle, 95, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Herbert L. and Hilda M. (Starr) Doyle. Surviving are three cousins: Edward G. Dumm of Manchester, N.H., William L. ...

Roby M. Karlie

Roby M. Karlie, 73, Riggles Gap, died Thursday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona and grew up on Rosehill Drive, son of the late Herman “Bud” Karlie and Fay G. Fagley. Surviving are a brother, Terry Karlie, and wife, Janet, of ...

Gene R. Kyle

Gene R. Kyle, 81, Altoona passed away Tuesday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Leslie Harold and Eileen Matilda (Byrne) Kyle. Surviving are a daughter, Sherry; a son, Clinton H., and wife, Bonnie; four grandchildren; four ...

David P. Lanzendorfer

David P. Lanzendorfer, 65, Duncansville, passed away Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Roger P. and Alberta M. (Noel) Lanzendorfer. He married Helen M. Weitzel in Cumberland, Md., on Aug. 30, 1968. Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared 49 years ...