Obituaries

Nancy L. Meintel

Nancy L. Meintel, 83, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday evening at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry Sr. and Ethel (Evers) Haines. On July 20, 1957, she married Roger S. Meintel at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona, and he ...

Thomas Charles ‘Tom’ Nagy

Thomas Charles “Tom” Nagy, 56, Ebensburg, died Monday. He was born in Johnstown. Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Wendy Jo (Beadling) Nagy; two children: Kyrah Elaine Nagy (fiance, Andrew Allender) and Brynne Kathleen Nagy; four siblings: Susan (Noel) Hanrahan, Robert (Marie), Richard ...

Daniel E. Reilly

Daniel E. Reilly, 44, Altoona, died Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of James B. Sr. and Pamela J. (Boore) Reilly. Surviving are his parents of Altoona; a sister, Jacquelyn A. Reilly; and a brother, James E. Reilly Jr. A funeral service will be held at the ...

Scott Allen ‘Shoopie’ Shoop

Scott Allen “Shoopie” Shoop, 47, Columbia, died unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, July 31, 2019, following a bee sting. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Clyde E. Shoop and Sandra J. (Mallery) Shoop Bovard. Surviving are his mother, Sandra J. Bovard and husband, Bruce, of Altoona; ...

Delbert C. Stevens

Delbert C. Stevens, 100, Bellwood, died early Sunday morning, Aug. 4, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. A complete obituary ...

Shirley A. Stevens

Shirley Stevens, 92, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Norman E. and Lola D. (Toth) Wise. She married John C. Stevens, who preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, ...

Gerald L. Williams

Friends of Gerald L. Williams, who died Aug. 1, 2019, are invited to celebrate his life from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Marzoni’s, 1830 East Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park.

Sheldon ‘Shel’ Bare

Sheldon “Shel” Bare, 96, Altoona, passed away Saturday at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Walter and Mattie (McMillin) Bare. Surviving are his daughters: Linda (Frank) Scalice and Holly Spatafora; 10 grandchildren: John (Sue) Koeck, Mark (Amanda) ...

Nancy B. Daniels

Nancy B. Daniels, 82, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. Friends will be received from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. ...

Betty J. Fedesco

Betty J. Fedesco, 86, Altoona went home to be with the Lord Monday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late John and Sue (Straletz) Duritza. She was thrice married, first to Perry Metz on March 28, 1953. He preceded her in death July 15, 1979. She then married ...

Lorraine K. Frye

Lorraine K. Frye, 65, Dudley, died Sunday. She was born in Wells Tannery, daughter of Vera (Ritchey) Swope and the late Russell Wayne Swope. She married Drew K. Frye. Surviving are her husband; her mother; three sons: Christopher, Terry and Daniel Snyder; two granddaughters; a sister, Ann ...

Donna J. Hicks

Donna J. Hicks, 64, rural Williamsburg, passed away Monday morning Aug. 5, 2019, at her residence. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Mirror.

Garry L. Krajewski

Garry L. Krajewski, 67, Portage, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Joseph and Hazel (Yoder) Krajewski. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” (Selepack); a daughter, Stacey Cochran; two grandchildren; and four siblings: Connie Marhefka, Linda ...

Sharon D. Lykens

Sharon D. Lykens, 61, Altoona, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Victor and Catherine (Murray) Lykens. Surviving are two brothers: Victor R. and Daniel Leroy Lykens; and two sisters: Susan Rickabaugh and Deborah Ann. She was preceded in death by ...

Dudley Myers Potter

Dudley Myers Potter, 84, Cave Creek, Ariz., formerly of Altoona, died on Memorial Day of colon cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of George A. and Miriam (Beaver) Potter. Surviving are wife of 59 years, Gloria Potter; two children: Lisa Potter and Erik Potter and wife, Sheri (Austin); two ...

Dorothy L. Sharer

Dorothy L. Sharer, 97, Antis Township, passed into eternity Saturday evening at her home. She was born in Gardner, daughter of the late Benson Conrad and Georgia (Maguire-Conrad) Miller. On April 24, 1940, she married Gilbert H. Sharer Jr. in Stevens City, Va. He preceded her in death on ...

Mary Ora (Mayla) Shepard

Mary Ora (Mayla) Shepard, 69, Altoona, formerly of Freeport, N.Y., died Thursday. Surviving are two daughters: Angela and Jeanette; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and seven siblings. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clayborn and Jossie Shepard; a granddaughter; and two ...

Lois J. (Simmers) Trotter

Lois J. (Simmers) Trotter, 88, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George and Velda (Brown) Simmers. Surviving are a son, Doug K. and wife, Patty, of Hollidaysburg; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Ron Simmers of ...

Gerald L. Williams

Gerald L. Williams, 73, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., son of Dempsey and Lillian (McClosky) Williams. Surviving are his loving wife of 49 years, Arlene (Lowe) Williams; two sons: Sean of Louisville, Ky., and Gabriel of Denver, Colo.; ...

Anna M. Yon

Anna M. Yon, 90, Mechanicsburg, passed away Saturday at UPMC West Shore. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clair C. and Margaret M. (Larkin) Gfrerer. On April 11, 1953, she married Clyde E. Yon. He preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 1996. Surviving is her son, Randall K. Yon ...