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Obituaries

Sharon L. (Walters) McIntyre

Sharon L. (Walters) McIntyre, 55, of Duncansville, died Thursday at home after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Donald L. and Mary Jane (Crawford) Walters. She married Richard “Rick” McIntyre in 1987. Surviving are: her husband of 32 years; a ...

Mary Alyce (Stiffler) Mountain

After an extended illness with liver disease and its complications, Mary Alyce (Stiffler) Mountain, born July 11, 1949, died at the age of 70 on Oct. 5, 2019. We remember Mary as a wife, mother, sibling and friend. It is impossible to think of Mary and not smile. She was full of life and quick ...

Kristen E. Corson

Kristen E. Corson, 36, Coalport, died Friday at Clearfield Hospital. She was born in Clearfield, daughter of Richard and Trina (Troxell) Corson of Coalport. Surviving are children, Maverik and Greyson. She was preceded in death by a son, Brayden Abbott on Nov. 30, 2003. At the request of the ...

Robert L. ‘Bob’ Forshey

Robert L.”Bob” Forshey, 79, Bellwood, died Thursday evening at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Altoona, a son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth L. (Barrett) Forshey. On Oct. 18, 1958, he married Myra Suzanne Rhodes in Altoona. Surviving are: his beloved wife of 60 ...

Alice M. Hart

Alice M. Hart, 84, formerly of Garden Heights, Altoona, died Thursday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clifford F. and Mary M. (Gottshall) Hart. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three ...

Nancy Lee Lego

Nancy Lee Lego, 90, Altoona, passed away Thursday at The Winds at Mattern Orchard. She was born in Punxsutawney, daughter of the late David A. and Mae (Averill) Zufall. On Sept. 16, 1950, she married Ralph M. Lego, who preceded her in death on April 11, 2010. Surviving are: her son, Stanley ...

Mary J. (Wilson) Spalla

Mary J. (Wilson) Spalla, 98, Portage, died Friday. She was born in South Fork, daughter of Leo and Ruth (Fisher) Wilson. Surviving are four children: Paul, Anna, Richard and Michael; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Theresa. She was preceded in death by her husband, ...

Terry L. Wilkes Sr.

Terry L. Wilkes Sr., 72, of Roaring Spring, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona, following a battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, the son of Jack and Louise (Frye) Sunderland. He married Amy Hann on May 27, 2000, in Roaring Spring. Surviving are his wife; five children: Terry L. Wilkes Jr. ...

Michael J. ‘Mike’ Berish

Michael J. “Mike” Berish, 49, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. He was born in Spangler, son of Michael James Berish and the late Jeanette E. (Kuhn) Berish. He married Melissa McTigue on Aug. 8, 1998. Surviving are his wife; his father; a son, Michael J. Berish and a ...

William Joseph Kormos Sr.

Lt. Col. William Kormos, USAF, Ret., 96, formerly of Brownsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, after a long illness, where he resided at a Sunrise Assisted Living Community in Fairfax, Va. He served this country with great distinction, participating in three armed conflicts: WWII, Korea ...

George Lucas

George Lucas, 97, Irvona, died Tuesday. He was born in Irvona, son of Frank and Tatiana (Lesova) Lucas. Surviving are two children: Susan (Robert) Oakley and Frank (Donna) Lucas; three granddaughters; and two sisters-in-law: Chris and Jean Lucas. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in ...

David F. Petrak

David F. Petrak, 64, Altoona, passed away on Wednesday at home, after a long and courageous journey with pancreatic cancer. He was born in McKees-port, youngest child of the late John S. and Ann E. (Liscik) Petrak. On Aug. 13, 1977, he married Mary Frances Bean at St. Patrick’s Church in ...

Helen N. Rinard

Helen N. Rinard, 95, Roaring Spring, died Wednesday. She was born in Saxton, daughter of the late George and Alverda R. (Dickerson) Heister. Surviving are daughter, Bonnie R. (Thomas J.) Burke; two grandchildren: Tracie (Darrin) Whysong and Mark (Judy) Burke; two great-grandchildren; and ...

Scott Wissinger

On Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, Scott Wissinger, Professor Emeritus at Allegheny College, Meadville, passed away at the age of 65. Scott was born on April 7, 1954, in York, to Don and Flossie Wissinger. Scott was married to Sue Wissinger and together they raised a son, AJ. In addition to his ...

Dawn Marie George

Dawn Marie George, 57, Altoona, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Washington, D.C., daughter of the late Larry and Judith (Kinser) Kissinger. Surviving are a son, Kyle (Julie) George; a grandson, Shane Montgomery; two brothers: Jace Kissinger and Wade (Becky) Kissinger; two ...

William Joseph Kormos Sr.

Lt. Col. William Kormos, USAF, Ret., 96, formerly of Brownsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, after a long illness, where he resided at a Sunrise Assisted Living Community in Fairfax, Va. He served this country with great distinction, participating in three armed conflicts: WWII, Korea ...

Patricia P. Leap

Patricia P. Leap, 93, a resident of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at the manor. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

Dora Marie McGraw

Dora Marie McGraw, 102, Brisbin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Florida. She was the daughter of Lee and Minnie (Ulrich) McGraw. Surviving are a sister, Vivian Marshall; four nieces: Joyce Woods, Donna Leiphart, Renetta Rivera and Cheryl Shimmel; a nephew, Preston McGraw; four ...

Wilbur B. ‘Tib’ Miller

Wilbur B. “Tib” Miller, 91, of Tyrone, died suddenly Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Martinsburg, son of the late Dallas L. Sr. and Melda (Chamberlain) Miller. Surviving are his wife, Agnes (Cowher) Miller; children: Wilbur M. of Tyrone, Janice Miller and Barbara (Darrell) ...

Wilbur Lee Walk Sr.

Wilbur Lee Walk Sr. 76, Altoona, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born in Altoona, the son of the late Wilbur Walk and Jacqueline A. (White) Walk. On Nov. 5, 1966, he married R. Lucille “Lucy” (Boyles) Walk in ...