Obituaries

Martin Paul Koenig

Martin Paul Koenig, 67, Hollidaysburg, died Satur­day, Aug. 4, 2018. He was born in Natrona, son of the late Edward John Sr. and Marie Gertrude (Schrott) Koenig. Surviving are his wife, Deborah A.; two children: Ashley M. Westerburg and Mark W.; two stepsons: Aaron D. and Adam J. Frank; and ...

Theresa A. Snowberger

Theresa A. Snowberger, 77, Altoona, died Fri­day at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William C. and Anna E. (Brightbill) Dickinson. Surviving are her life companion, John B. Horton of Altoona; two daughters: Anna E. (Robert) Trostle of Altoona and Tammy L. ...

Gwendlyn Sue ‘Gwen’ Strayer

Gwendlyn Sue “Gwen” Strayer, 72, Palm Bay, Fla., passed away Thursday ev­ening, Aug. 9, 2018, at Kin­dred Hospital in Melbourne, Fla. She was born in Hollidays­burg, the youngest of five daughters of the late Jesse Jr. and Violet I. (Mentzer) Strayer. Surviving are two sisters: Linda ...

Joseph M. Damiano

Joseph M. Damiano, 59, Bellwood, passed away Thurs­day at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born in Altoona, son of Ronald B. and Barbara A. (McGeary) Damiano. Surviving are a daughter, Megan Kephart of Altoona; a son, Joseph J. (Erin) Damiano of Pittsburgh; his mother of ...

William Charles ‘Billy’ Garber

William “Billy” Charles Garber, 23, Dun­cansville, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Colo­rado Springs, Colo., due to a motorcycle accident. He was born in Altoona, son of Charles William and Anna (Roberts) Garber. Along with his parents, surviving are a brother, Benjamin Ray ...

Lisa A. (Lysinger) Gill

Lisa A. (Lysinger) Gill, 57, Ashville, passed away Thurs­day at Maybrook Hills Reha­bilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Patricia (Bulick) and the late Alfred W. Lysinger. In 1980, she married George Gill Jr. Surviving are her husband of 38 years; four ...

Durbin W. ‘Uncle’ Hoffman

Durbin W. “Uncle” Hoffman, 69, Altoona, died Thursday at Hillview Health­care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funer­al Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Leonard L. Hoover

Leonard L. Hoover, 88, Patton RD, died Thursday at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Patton RD, son of the late Leo A. and Ethel (Tomlinson) Hoover. On June 21, 1952, he married Mary Lucille Little in Chest Springs. Surviving are his wife of 66 years; 10 ...

Arlene Shirley (Ebersole) Mann

Arlene Shirley (Ebersole) Mann, 93, Altoona, departed this life to be with the Lord and to be reunited with her beloved husband on Thursday at her residence, surrounded by her family and friends after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John Elwood and Helen ...

Milford H. ‘Rick’ Miller

Milford H. “Rick” Miller, 76, Bedford, died Sunday, July 29, 2018. He was born in Williamsport, son of the late Milford W. and Ada (Briam) Miller. Sur­vi­ving are his wife, Linda (Sonni) Bush Miller; three children: Vicki Miller, Sara Battaglia and Scott Miller; three stepchildren: Todd ...

Edward E. ‘Whitey’ Neff

Edward E. “Whitey” Neff, 77, Bellwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday at UPMC Altoona, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Ernest E. and Anna Marie (Utley) Neff. He married Judith E. Caber, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 1991. Surviving ...

Daniel Lloyd Reeder Sr.

Daniel Lloyd Reeder Sr., 84, Lewistown, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at his residence. The family will receive friends and relatives from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Lake Park United Methodist Church, 400 Crystal Spring Ave., Lewis­town, where a memorial service will be ...

Catherine Spewock

Catherine Spewock, 94, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Latrobe, passed away Thurs­day, Sept. 6, 2018, at Pres­by­terian Village at Holli­days­burg. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Jane M. Teeters

Jane M. Teeters, 82, Tyrone, died Wednesday at her residence. She was born in Huntingdon, daughter of the late Harry I. and Ethel Mae (Bloom) Keller. Survi­ving are five daughters; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from ...

Kathryn J. (Smith-Riggleman) George

Kathryn J. (Smith-Riggleman) George, 75, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Tipton, died Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2018, at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be ...

Camille Theresa Mollica Finnell

Camille Theresa Mollica Finnell, 66, Orlando, Fla., passed away Sunday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ferdinand and Joan Pasquini. Surviving are her husband, Richard Finnell; two brothers: Carmine Pasquini and wife, Judy, and Fred Pasquini and wife, Bonnie; a stepdaughter, Felicia ...

Ronald J. ‘Ron’ Szymala

Ronald J. “Ron” Szymala, 73, a resident of Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg, formerly of Cresson, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday. He was born in Cresson, son of Joseph A. and Josephine A. (Hovanec) Szymala. Surviving are numerous cousins and extended relatives. He was ...

Samuel Frederick ‘Fred’ Watson

Samuel Frederick “Fred” Watson, 71, Altoona, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Russell and Carrie Lang. On June 27, 1970, he married Cecilia Musselman in Altoona. Surviving are his wife of more then 48 years, Cecilia; a son, Fred Watson (Wendy); two ...

Matthew C. Clingerman

A firemen’s memorial service for Matthew C. Clingerman, 31, Hollidays­burg, who passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company, Hollidaysburg.

Billy E. Gipson Jr.

Billy E. Gipson Jr., 48, Williamsburg, died Satur­day. He was born in Chatta­nooga, Tenn., son of Bill and the late Irene (Quinn) Gipson. Surviving are his companion of 14 years, Dawna Frontz; his father and stepmother, Lisa; three daughters: Alexis, Ashleigh and Victoria; a son, Nathan; ...