Obituaries

William Louis ‘Bill’ Brodhag

William Louis “Bill” Brodhag, 59, Spring City, died Wednesday. He was born in Uniontown, son of Alfred Louis and Evelyn (Visocky) Brodhag. Sur­viv­ing are two children: Amanda Jean and Matthew Louis Brodhag; his mother; two sisters: Beth Clifford and Carolyn Knower; and five nieces and ...

Allan D. Conrad

Allan D. Conrad, 74, Hollidays­burg, passed away Wednesday at the The Luther­an Home at Hollidays­burg. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Joseph L. and Genevieve (Young) Conrad. He married Marian M. Dambeck at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sept. 14, 1963. Surviving are his wife; ...

Emily M. DeBernardis

Emily M. DeBernardis, 101, a resident of Maybrook Hills Health and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Center, Altoona, pass­ed away Thurs­day at the home. She was born in Bed­ford, daughter of the late Giochino and Antonia (Assenati) Lampo. On Nov. 14, 1942, she married Angelo A. DeBernardis, and ...

Bob Jones

Bob Jones, 50, Gallitzin, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

F. Edward ‘Ed’ Kerr

F. Edward “Ed” Kerr, 72, Claysburg, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Gallup, N.M., son of the late James and Anna (Gillis) Kerr. Surviving are a son, Scott Kerr of Claysburg; a daughter, Kirsten Kerr of State College; eight grandchildren; and two sisters: Candice ...

John M. Miller

John M. Miller, 83, Altoona, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2018, at Mardorf United ...

Ethel P. Ranker

Ethel P. Ranker, 100, formerly of Osterburg, died Wednesday. She was born in Pavia, daughter of the late John Calvin and Tillie (Yarnell) Stiffler. Surviving are a son, Bernard; two daughters: Sally Karns and Darlene Clawson; two granddaughters: Tami Zuluaga and Ami Ingold; four ...

William P. Wilkes

William P. Wilkes, 58, Waynesburg, died Wednesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jack Sunderland and Louise Frye Sunderland. Surviving are his fiancee, Tammy Cross; a son, Joshua; a sister, Dianne Little; three brothers: Terry, Larry and Richard Wilkes; and several nieces and nephews. ...

Paul J. Wojcik

Paul J. Wojcik, 66, Fleming Island, Fla., formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday at his residence. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018, ...

Lois J. (McKinney) Austin

Lois J. (McKinney) Austin, 86, Raleigh, N.C., passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She was born in Juniata, daughter of the late Myrtle (Ralston) and James McKinney. In April 1959, she married Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Rex Austin. Surviving are five children: Carole Anne, Robert, ...

Charles R. Brooks

Charles R. Brooks, 87, Altoona, passed away early Sunday morning, May 13, 2018, in Marion Center. Surviving are two daughters: Debbie McGuire and Susan Conrad and husband, Harold; three grandchildren: Richelle McGuire, Albert Settles and wife, Audra, and Bobby Settles and wife, Stephanie; and ...

Ralph Albert Davis

Ralph Albert Davis, 73, Tipton, Tyrone, died Monday at his residence. He was born in State College, son of the late Joe and Adelaide (Lightner) Davis and his stepfather, Kelsey Confer. On June 28, 1965, he married Virginia (Focht) DeGol in Warriors Mark. Surviving are his wife; five ...

Joann Delong

Joann Delong, 79, Roaring Spring, died Tuesday evening at her residence. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Lupjo) Lebda. On Sept. 24, 1960, she married John Delong, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2004. She is survived by six nieces and nephews: Alan ...

Cody Tyler Henderson

Cody Tyler Henderson, 25, Altoona, entered into eternal peace with the Lord on Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jeffrey Lee Henderson and Melissa Jo (Crust) Henderson-Taylor. Surviving are his mother, Melissa and husband, Gary; a sister, Chelsea Henderson; a brother, Corey ...

David A. Kephart Jr.

David A. Kephart Jr., 25, Portage, died Monday. He was born in Johnstown, son of David A. Sr. and Elise (Zaman) Kephart. Surviving are his parents; two brothers: Cody (Alexa) and Caleb (Vanessa) Kephart; his grandfather, the Rev. Charles Kephart; his grandparents: Leslie (Mary Lou) Zaman; and ...

Marjorie Nixon Kline

Marjorie Nixon Kline, 90, Hollidaysburg, passed away early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Madeline (Swartz) Nixon. On May 29, 1971, she married the love of her life, Donald Kline, at Good Shepherd Church, Altoona, and he preceded her ...

Thomas P. ‘Tom’ Laino

Thomas P. “Tom” Laino, 59, Cresson, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Joseph A. and Gloria (McClure) Laino. On Dec. 5, 1981, he married Nancy Buck at St. Patrick’s Church, Gallitzin. Surviving are his wife; three children: Rebecca (Ted) Schaffer of ...

Harry B. Thompson

Harry B. Thompson, 88, Hollidaysburg, died early Wednesday morning, May 16, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home, Williamsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Adam David Weigand

Adam David Weigand, 30, Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday. He was born in Phoenix, Ariz., son of James Potts and Gloria (Weigand) Stiver. Surviving are a son, Logan James Benzie; his parents; his second mother, Kori Potts; five siblings: James Daniel Potts, Amber Lynn Potts, Jonathan Kruz, ...

Sister Dorothy (Nicholas) Antonazzo, C.S.J.

Sister Dorothy (Nicholas) Antonazzo, C.S.J., 90, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, in her 72nd year as a sister of St. Joseph of Baden. The daughter of Nicholas and Louise (Letizia) Antonazzo, Sister Dorothy entered the congregation from Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Johnstown. Surviving are a ...