Obituaries

Dorothy M. Knarr

Dorothy M. Knarr, 83, St. Benedict Manor, a native of Elder Township, passed away Saturday. She was born in Hastings RD, daughter of the late Rudolph and Kathryn (Semelsberger) Quist. Surviving are her children: Gloria (Kenneth) Frederick of Duncansville, Elizabeth (William) Kokla of ...

Joseph Kozen

Joseph Kozen, 88, Lilly, passed away Sunday surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born in Lilly, son of the late Albert and Mary (Kozlick) Kozen. Surviving are his loving wife of 66 years, Dorothy (Walwro) Kozen; two sons: Jeffrey Kozen and wife, Jeannette, of Lilly and Gregory ...

Larry Eugene Shultz

Larry Eugene Shultz, 71, Duncansville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Cloyd W. and Beatrice (Hoover) Shultz. Surviving are his son, Shawn, of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Cloyd W. Jr. (Karen) of Williamstown, N.J.; and ...

Jean L. (Curry) Tanner

Jean L. (Curry) Tanner, 87, a resident of Elmcroft Senior Living, Duncansville, formerly of Altoona, died Saturday at Elmcroft surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Lucille (Treese) Curry. Surviving are two children: Les (Nancy Hoover) ...

Evelyn M. Brua

Evelyn M. Brua, 89, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. She was born in Williamsburg, daughter of the late Walter S. and Elizabeth P. (Kensinger) Hoffer. On April 4, 1946, she married Robert I. Brua in State College, and ...

Neal Lee Garrison

Neal Lee Garrison, 70, Wheeling, W.Va., formerly of Altoona, passed away Thurs-day at Wheeling Hospital. He was born in Salem, N.J., son of the late Walter and Nada Brasch Garrison. Surviving are his loving wife of 50 years, Gail Honsaker Garrison; a son, Brooke (Susan) Garrison; a ...

Peter William Lumadue

Peter William Lumadue, 57, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Mount Dora, Fla. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Peter Lumadue and D. Helen McGrain. Surviving are six siblings: Charles (Minnie) Lumadue, Jane Lumadue (Ray Wagner), Dick (Karen) Lumadue, Kathleen (Bob) Kelly, Eileen ...

Charles Ellsworth Mock Jr.

Charles Ellsworth Mock Jr., 99, a native and long-term resident of Altoona, died peacefully on Friday in Harr-isonburg, Va., after a brief illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles Ellsworth and Agnes Maud (Carolus) Mock. In October, he and his wife, the former Betty Jane ...

Donald L. Russell

Donald L. Russell, 90, Martinsburg, formerly of Woodbury, passed away Friday at The Village at Morrisons Cove. He was born in Woodbury, son of the late Henry and Adah (Hartman) Russell. On Nov. 1, 1950, he married Shirley V. Helsel in Wood-bury, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 27, ...

Larry E. Shultz

Larry E. Shultz, 71, Duncansville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 7, 2017. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Monday’s Mirror.

Barry L. Bottenfield

Barry L. Bottenfield, 63, Hopewell, died Thursday at his residence. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Jack R. and Alice J. (Steele) Bottenfield. Surviv-ing are his wife, Janet L. (Hoover); a son, Adam; two grandsons; and three brothers: Jack D., Randy A. and Andy. Friends will be ...

Marilyn (Dutko) Dea

Marilyn (Dutko) Dea, 78, Beulaville, N.C., formerly of Gallitzin, passed away Fri-day, Nov. 17, 2017, at her residence. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii, daughter of the late John and Lillian Dutko. She married William Dea in Philadelphia, and he preceded her in death on April 9, ...

Carmel J. Fernicola

Carmel J. Fernicola, 83, a resident of The Lutheran Home at Hollidays-burg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Thursday at the home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Raffaele and Mary (Campanero) DelMonte. On Aug. 11, 1955, she married Joseph F. Fernicola at St. Mark’s Catholic ...

Kathy Susan Goldman

Kathy Susan Goldman, 61, Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of Lancaster, died Thursday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Franklin, N.J., daughter of the late Philip H. Jr. and Marilyn G. (Fahner) Schreyer. Surviving are two sons: Todd and Cory; three grandchildren; and three ...

Raymond C. Guzic Sr.

Raymond C. Guzic Sr., 69, Lilly, died Thursday. He was born in Lilly, son of the late William and Victoria (Latoche) Guzic. Surviving are his wife, Lillian; two sons: Raymond and Jesse; six grandchildren; and a sister, Angeline Filak. He was preceded in death by three siblings: Mary Ann Walter, ...

Clara M. Howard

Clara M. Howard, 74, Altoona, passed away Wed-nesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Arrangements are by Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, 328 Fifth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Robert H. Issenhood

Robert H. Issenhood, 80, Portage, passed away Friday at his residence. He was born in Fitch, son of the late Emanuel and Daisy (McCroy) Issenhood. On April 23, 1994, he married Diane Fleig. Surviving are his wife; and two sisters: Judy Mezzio and Ruth Forder. At the request of the deceased, ...

Kenneth Wayne Ketenheim

Kenneth Wayne Ketenheim, 96, Cresson, died Thursday at Arbutus Park Manor, Johnstown. He was born in Philadel-phia, son of the late George and Eva (Teichman) Ketenheim. Surviving are daughters: Judith (Franklin) Wells, of Madison, Barbara (Gary) Dinsel of North Huntingdon, Sandra (Frank) ...

Christina Mary Susan Remollino

Christina Mary Susan Remollino, 24, Claysburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at UPMC Presbyter-ian, Pittsburgh. She was born in Elizabeth, N.J., and raised in Newark, N.J., daughter of Denise Remollino and Sammy Palmieri. Surviving are her parents; four brothers: Louis, Frank, ...

Stephen J. ‘Steve’ Auker

Stephen J. “Steve” Auker, 67, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Emery B. “Gus” and B. Louise (Gross) Auker. He was first married to Barbara Mallam, who preceded him in death on Oct. 7, ...