Obituaries

Paul E. Ulrich

Oct. 16, 1981 - Aug. 11, 2017 Paul E. Ulrich, 35, Altoona, passed away Friday in Hollidays­burg. He was born in Altoona, son of Kenneth E. Sr. and Tina M. (Crookshank) Ulrich. Surviving are a daughter, Jenson Ulrich of Altoona; his parents of Altoona; a sister, Jessica M. Ulrich of ...

Wanda Jean Zella

April 28, 1957 - Aug. 14, 2017 Wanda Jean Zella, 60, Altoona, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Martinsburg, daughter of the late Lester and Mary (Dively) Brumbaugh. On June 28, 1975, she married Stephen J. Zella in Lilly. Surviving are her husband; two daughters: Chassidy and ...

Ralph E. ‘Bud’ Campbell

Ralph E. “Bud” Campbell, 71, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home, 1520 Fourth St., Altoona, where a Masonic funeral service will be held at ...

Marcella Marjorie Ewing

Marcella Marjorie Ewing, 94, Tarpon Springs, passed away Aug. 6, 2017. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late David Wylie and Olive Mae (Jones) Russell. She married Paul Austin Ewing, who preceded her in death. Surviving are a nephew, Tom Hutt and wife, Joey, of Greensboro, N.C.; a ...

Jeanne Gildea

Jeanne Gildea, 90, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Aug. 3, 2017. She was born in Hollidaysburg in 1926, the second child of the late Raymond and Madeline (Clark) Gildea. Surviving are three brothers: Richard, Joe (Sheila) and Tom (Joanne); and a sister, Judy ...

Irene Giudice

Irene Giudice, 98, Patton, died Saturday. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Eli and Mary (Haluska) Resko. Surviving are two children: Christine and Gerald; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and three siblings: Carol Resko, Louise Niemiec and John Resko. She was preceded in ...

Shirley J. Kooken

Shirley J. Kooken, 66, Tyrone, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Arrangements are by Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Tyrone. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Scott Francis Pfahler

Scott Francis Pfahler, 26, Altoona, died Thursday. He was born in Altoona, son of Richard D. Pfahler and Peggy K. (Pendergrast) Bovard. Surviving are his beloved wife, Malayna N. (Detwiler) Pfahler; five sons: Owen, Ondre, Kashus, Sylus and Alijah Pfahler; a brother, Mike E. Shaw of Altoona; ...

Paul E. Urlich

Paul E. Urlich, 35, Altoona, passed away Friday in Hollidaysburg. He was born in Altoona, son of Kenneth E. Sr. and Tina M. (Crookshank) Urlich. Surviving are a daughter, Jenson Urlich of Altoona; his parents of Altoona; a sister, Jessica M. Urlich of Altoona; and a brother, Kenneth E. ...

Suzanne C. Garlick

Suzanne C. Garlick, 67, Altoona, passed on to eternal life unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at UPMC Altoona, after a lengthy illness. Arrange­ments by Jones Funeral Home are incomplete. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Paula J. Helm

Paula J. Helm, 49, Johnstown, died Friday at home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Paula (Risban) and the late Ralph Viscusi. Surviving are a son, Adam; her mother Paula Viscusi (Ronald Mardis); three siblings: Raymond France, Robert France and Tonya France; and two stepsiblings: Wayne ...

Jacqueline Hopkins

Jacqueline Ann (Miller) Hopkins, 77, Las Vegas, Nev., passed away peacefully on Friday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Walter and Gladys Miller. Surviving are two children: Jeffrey Hopkins and Michele (Hopkins) Walters, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandsons: Robert Howard and Cody ...

T. Scott Mease

T. Scott Mease, 66, Philipsburg, died Friday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. He was born in Philipsburg, son of Martin L. Mease and Betty (Phillips) Mease Hileman. Scott married Michal M. “Shelly” Gallo on Aug. 19, 1970, in Eden, N.C. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, ...

Alma M. (Dixon) Reismeier

Alma M. (Dixon) Reismeier, 84, Altoona, died Saturday evening at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Frank T. and Violet (McGuire) Dixon. On April 11, 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Fred A. ...

Gloria M. Shaw

Gloria M. Shaw, 77, Graystone Court Villas, Bell­meade, passed away Friday. She was born in Marion, Ohio, daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Parson) Jackson. She married Marion Shaw on Sept. 24, 1960. He passed away July 31, 2005. Surviving are three daughters: Monica (Robert) Wolfe of ...

Clayton G. Yeager

Clayton G. Yeager, 61, Williamsburg, died early Sunday morning at his residence. He was born in Sunbury, son of William M. and Patricia C. (Lear) Yeager. He married Kathy J. Hileman. Surviving is his wife of 34 years, Kathy; his mother, Patricia; two children: Kara E. Brenneman (Heath) of ...

Earl S. ‘Buck’ Brumbaugh

Earl S. “Buck” Brumbaugh, 63, Martinsburg, died unexpectedly Friday at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Earl M. and Dorothy (Smith) Brumbaugh. He married Cindy L. Hazenstab on Sept. 3, 1977, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, ...

Melvin Grant Dixon

Melvin Grant Dixon, 77, formerly of Utahville, passed away Tuesday at Greenville Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Greenville, S.C. A memorial service will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Overbrook Gospel Chapel, 26 Overbrook Road, Greenville, S.C. Interment will be ...

Donna E.(Baker) Roberts

Donna E. (Baker) Roberts, 76, Warminster, passed away Aug. 6, 2017, at her residence. She was born in Bellwood, daughter of the late Cleo and Mary (Locke) Baker. Surviving are four children: Vicki Baker, Penny Jacobs, Frank Jeffrey Roberts and Stacey St. John-Wood, all of Warminster; two ...

Paul E. Ulrich

Paul E. Ulrich, 35, Altoona, died Friday morning, Aug. 11, 2017, in an automobile accident. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, 328 Fifth Ave., Altoona.