Obituaries

Billie Jo Eger

Billie Jo Eger, 36, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday at her residence after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Kenneth Eger and the late Penny (Thon) Eger. Surviving are her father; a son, Alex Spitzer, at home; her fiance, Gary “Herm” Spitzer of Hollidaysburg; ...

Mary F. Koontz

Mary F. Koontz, 88, Hastings, died Thursday. She was born in Greenville, daughter of the late John and Grace (Anderson) Ott. Surviving are her husband, Clair F. Koontz Sr.; her son, Clair F. “Skip” Jr.; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Brian; and her siblings: ...

Janet E. Logue

Janet E. Logue, 91, Woodbury, passed away Saturday at home. She was born in Loysburg, daughter of William L. and Catherine (Brown) Hall. She married Donald A. Logue on July 26, 1947. Surviving are a son, Philip D.; two grandchildren; and two sisters: Ann and Sarah. She was preceded in death by ...

Richard Clair ‘Mac’ McIntyre

Richard Clair “Mac” McIntyre, 85, Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Altoona, died Feb. 23, 2017, due to complications from surgery. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Calvin C. and Grace M. (Brown) McIntyre. Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Edelblute) McIntyre of Sacramento, Calif.; ...

Regis J. ‘Rege’ ‘RJ’ Michelangelo Jr.

Regis J. “Rege” “RJ” Michelangelo Jr., 57, Annapolis, Md., formerly of Gallitzin, died Feb. 21, 2017, in Florida. He was born in Altoona, son of Regis Sr. and Elizabeth (Stevens) Michelangelo. Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” of Gallitzin; two sisters: Denise (Dennis) ...

Agnes R. Nigborowicz

Agnes R. Nigborowicz, 86, Cresson, died Friday at home. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Chislow) Evans. Surviving are a son, Jeffrey of Cresson; two sisters: Susan Grecek of Aurora, Ohio, and Dorothy Lego in North Carolina; a very special friend, Ron McCarty ...

Patricia Anne Ronan

Patricia Anne Ronan, 70, Altoona, peacefully passed away Friday morning at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Dr. Joseph A. and Margaret M. (Bonner) Ronan. Surviving are her sister, Rosemary Ronan, with whom she resided; seven nieces and nephews; 14 great-nieces ...

Wilford L. ‘Willy’ Walters

Wilford L. “Willy” Walters, 81, Duncansville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday evening. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Duncansville, son of the late Eli and Sarah (Clapper) Walters. On Dec. 9, 1961, he married Carol Alene Jackson. Surviving ...

Ina Claire Zinn

“When I go, I want it to be quick,” Ina was often heard saying as she snapped her fingers and continued, “Just like that.” Ina Claire Zinn of Hollidaysburg got her wish on March 11, 2017. She was born on a farm in Alexandria to Wilson R. and Edna (Wright) Schirm. They gave her the ...

Betty Catherine Barr

Betty Catherine Barr, 88, Duncansville, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Frankstown, daughter of the late George and Mary (Estep) Lear. On June 17, 1950, she married Joseph G. Barr in Winchester, Va., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 1985. Surviving are her three ...

Ralph A. Resig

Ralph A. Resig, 91, Presbyterian Village, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Friday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Alphonse J. and Caroline (Wertner) Resig. He married Betty R. Rock, who preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 2012. Surviving are a son, ...

Donna J. Burkhart

Donna J. Burkhart, 75, Hollidaysburg, died Thursday. She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of Leo and Theda M. (Shock) Moyer. Surviving are her husband, Ronald; three children: Ronda J. Golden, Gina K. Lynn and John E. Kenawell; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Mona ...

Christopher R. Zimmerman Sr.

Christopher R. Zimmerman Sr., 69, Cresson, passed away March 2, 2017. He was born in Cresson, son of the late Frederick Sr. and Jane (McCaffrey) Zimmerman. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Mary Lou (Leyo) Zimmerman; a daughter, Jennifer Cradier; two sons: Christopher Jr. and Scott; two ...

Agnes C. ‘Aggie’ DiNicola

Agnes C. “Aggie” DiNicola, 90, Altoona, passed away Thursday at her residence. She was born in Nanty Glo, daughter of the late Paul and Sue (Patrick) Dulick. She married Bernardino “Bennie” DiNicola at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Nanty Glo, and he preceded her in death in ...

Mary G. Itinger

Mary G. Itinger, 98, Petersburg, died Thursday. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late John and Mae Rose (Guida) Franchio. Surviving are three daughters: Elizabeth Ann Heidel Henney, Midge Gaumer and Susan Pardoe; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and seven siblings: Louise ...

Donna Mae ‘Donnie’ Kishlock

Donna Mae “Donnie” Kishlock, 78, Coupon, died Thursday of COPD at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Frank and Genevieve (Decker) Ferguson. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Ron, whom she married ...

David S. Miller

David S. Miller, 55, Bellwood, died Wednesday morning at UPMC Altoona after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William H. Jr. and Ruth E. (Redman) Miller. On Sept. 11, 1982, he married Beverly J. Kerns at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, ...

Patricia Anne Ronan

Patricia Anne Ronan, 70, Altoona, passed away peacefully on Friday morning at her residence. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March ...

Thomas J. Decort

Thomas J. Decort, 39, Pemberton, N.J., formerly of Portage, died Saturday. He was born in Johnstown, son of Ralph “Skip,” Marie (Kelley) and Judy (Kovalchek) Decort. Surviving are his parents, Ralph and Judy; and two siblings: Jason Fulton and Dawn Marie Kelley. He was preceded in death by ...

Rose V. Fry

Rose V. Fry, 86, Cresson, went to be with her beloved husband, Jack, on Thursday at Rebekah Manor, Ebensburg, where she was loved by both staff and residents. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Pauline (O’Connor) Ansman. Surviving are a son, John; a granddaughter, ...