Obituaries

William James ‘Bill’ Sauserman

William James “Bill” Sauserman, 79, Altoona, died Wednes­day evening at Cambria Care Center, Ebens­burg, after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Fred B. and Alma M. (Finnegan) Sauserman. On July 8, 1963, he married Donna Grace Weyandt in Winchester, Va., and ...

Deborah J. Smith

Deborah J. Smith, 67, Altoona, died early Thursday morning, Aug. 9, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil service for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be ...

Shirley A. Smith

Shirley A. Smith, 92, Martinsburg, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday morning at Homewood at Martinsburg after a brief illness. A complete obituary will appear in Saturday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg.

Sandra Lee Barnhart

Sandra Lee Barnhart, 83, Johnstown, died Tuesday. She was born in Johnstown, daughter of Kenneth Bidelman and Anne (McKee) Williams. Surviving are three children: Kerri Branas (Daniel), Kelly Chuba (Joseph) and Scott Barnhart (Sharon); 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was ...

Janet Catherine (McAleer) Gennaro

Janet Catherine (McAleer) Gennaro, 86, Mooresville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. She was born in Gallitzin and lived in Buena Park, Calif., for 40 years, then spent her later years living in Mooresville, N.C. She lived an active, vibrant life all the way to her last ...

Sarah E. Harter

Sarah E. Harter, 61, Altoona, passed away at her residence after a brief illness. She was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert C. and Eleanore (Glass) Harter. Surviving are two sisters: Shamim Rajpar and Deborah Wachter. There will be no public service. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home ...

John J. ‘Klockman’ Keller

John J. “Klockman” Keller, 78, Altoona, passed away peacefully on Sunday at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Thomas and Catherine (Zeber) Keller. Surviving are his loving wife, Nancy A. (Begalke) Keller; two sons: David A. and John T. ...

Lois J. (Fry) Mielnik

Lois J. (Fry) Mielnik, 65, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday at her residence, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Fred and Jean (Riley) Fry. She married Raymond Mielnik in 1983. Surviving are her husband of 35 ...

Bonnie J. Williams

Bonnie J. Williams, 72, Waterford, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Hamot, Erie. She was born in Williams­port, daughter of the late Elmer and Virginia (Miller) Rittenhouse. On Dec. 12, 1964, she married Peter D. Williams. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, ...

Daniel ‘Wayne’ Carper

Daniel “Wayne” Carper, 76, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday at his residence after a brief illness. He was born in Woodbury, son of the late James and Naomi (Miller) Carper. Surviving are two sons: Brian Carper and Andy Carper, both of Hollidays­burg; a daughter, Danyel Carper (Thomas ...

Lori A. Carroll

Lori A. Carroll, 50, Tyrone, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at UPMC Altoona after a lengthy illness. Friends will be received from 6 until the 8 p.m. memorial service on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone, Mr. Harry Duey officiating.

Harry H. ‘Sonny’ Cox

Harry H. “Sonny” Cox, 78, Altoona, died early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harry E. and Elizabeth (Servello) Cox. On June 28, 1962, he married Patricia R. Fudalski at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. Surviving are his wife, ...

John J. ‘Klockman’ Keller

John J. “Klockman” Keller, 78, Altoona, passed away peacefully on Sunday at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Thomas and Catherine (Zeber) Keller. Surviving are his loving wife, Nancy A. (Begalke) Keller; two sons: David A. and John T. ...

Audrey Rose Kenny

Audrey Rose Kenny, 88, formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Holl­idaysburg. She was born in Cresson, daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Brookbank) Kime. She was twice married; first to John “Jack” McHail, whom she married in 1951, and he preceded her in ...

Judith L. ‘Judi’ Krape

Judith L. “Judi” Krape, 73, Lower Paxton Township, passed away Sunday in Harrisburg. She was born in Washington, D.C., daughter of the late William and Lorraine (Reffner) Krapf. On May 28, 1965, she was united in marriage with Thomas J. Krape, with whom she shared a devoted union of 53 ...

Walter Lee ‘Butch’ Martz

Walter Lee “Butch” Martz, 50, Altoona, died Monday at UPMC Altoona after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born in Altoona, son of Linda A. (Weaver) and the late Walter Lee Martz. Surviving are a son, Lukas Haigh of Altoona; his mother of Altoona; a brother, Shawn J. Martz of ...

Charles T. ‘Skip’ Musselman Jr.

Charles T. “Skip” Musselman Jr., 69, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord on Monday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles T. Sr. and Violet Jane (Oakley) Musselman. On June 14, 1969, he married Diane E. Weierick at Trinity Lutheran Church, ...

Albina A. ‘Beena’ Nezneski

Albina A. “Beena” Nezneski, 73, Lilly, passed away peacefully on Sunday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Clair “Kaki” and Florence (Trybus) McGonigle. Surviving are her loving and devoted husband, John F. Nezneski, formerly of Portage, with whom she ...

Dr. George A. Nohaile

Dr. George A. Nohaile, 85, a resident of the Presby­terian Village at Hollidays­burg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Nagib A. “Jim” and Mary E. (Haddad) Nohaile. Surviving are a son, Dr. Michael Nohaile (Dr. Kristin ...

John R. Saylor

John R. Saylor, 89, rural Williamsburg, passed away Monday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Williams­burg, son of the late Christian R. and Alice Rebecca (Stewart) Saylor. On Dec. 22, 1953, he married Ida M. Shultz at Zion Lutheran Church, Williams­burg., and she preceded him in ...