Obituaries

Nickie J. Habinyak

Nickie J. Habinyak, 64, Habby Road, Schellsburg, died Friday. He was born in Snake Spring Township, son of the late Nicholas and Mary E. (Delancy) Habinyak. Surviving are six siblings: Robert (Paula Jean), Jean, John, Donna (Dale) Graham, Larry (Pam) and Gary. He was preceded in death by two ...

Glenn K. Hostler

Glenn K. Hostler, 83, Chesapeake, Va., formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019. He was the son of the late Donald and Clara Hostler. Surviving are two daughters: Mary Sue and Patty; seven grandchildren: Rachel, Brandi, Kelly, Melanie, Eric, Jim and Janene; 12 great-grandchildren; ...

Nancy L. Mills

Nancy L. Mills, 85, Duncansville, passed away early Thursday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of James Vernon and S. Katharyne (Sell) Boland. She dated her future husband, Robert W. “Bob” Mills, while they worked after school as teenagers at Benzel’s Pretzel ...

Lewis Thomas Poorman

Lewis Thomas Poorman, 69, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at the VA Medical Center on University Drive, Pittsburgh. He was born in Bellefonte, son of the late Melvin and Elizabeth (Miller) Poorman. On Sept. 27, 1975, he married Mary Rose Melnick in Altoona. Surviving are his wife, ...

Cheryl D. Powell

Cheryl D. Powell, 57, Altoona, died Friday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Spartanburg, S.C., daughter of Landrum Powell and the late Mary Heverly. Surviving are her fiance, Dale Hollen; a son, Joshua R. Powell of Altoona; five grandchildren; her father; her stepfather, Donald Heverly of ...

Jeremy R. Ross

Jeremy R. Ross, 37, Duncansville, died unexpectedly on Wednesday. He was born in Altoona, son of Stephen and Pamela (Langham) Ross. Surviving are his parents of Duncansville; a son, Sebastian Ross, and Sebastian’s mother, Lillian Walker; a sister, Nicole Lagundl of Price Frederick, Md.; ...

John A. Adams Sr.

John A. Adams Sr., 90, Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Tunnelhill, son of the late Samuel M. and Ella Agnes (Miller) Adams. On Oct. 1, 1958, he married the former Joan Angeski in Altoona. Surviving are his wife of 60 years; three children: John Jr. and Lisa Adams, ...

Roger Evans Baxter

Roger Evans Baxter, 80, Sinking Valley, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at his home. There will be no viewing, visitation or funeral service. Arrangements are by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s Mirror.

Ronald C. Lemin Sr.

Ronald Clair Lemin Sr., 84, formerly of Broad Top City and Ohio, died Monday. He was born in Woodvale, son of the late Clair and Amy Ellen (Estep) Lemin. Surviving are two sons: Ronald Jr. (Catherine) and David F. (Lilly) Lemin; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary ...

Betty Lou Long

Betty Lou (Shaw) Long, 93, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday morning. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Raymond E. and Ada B. (Foor) Shaw. She married Max H. Long on Sept. 4, 1948, who died Nov. ...

Nancy L. Mills

Nancy L. Mills, 85, Duncansville, passed away early Thursday morning at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2019, at Abundant Life Assembly of God, 231 ...

Norma A. Ritchey

Norma A. Ritchey, 100, East Freedom, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Pavia, daughter of the late Harry L. and Alma S. (Whysong) Benton. On March 17, 1946, she married Willard M. Ritchey, and he passed away June 14, 2008. Surviving are a daughter, Laurene ...

Beverly Ann Woodring

Beverly Ann Woodring, 66, Altoona, died Wednesday morning, May 29, 2019, at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the funeral ...

Linda D. Estrada

Linda D. Estrada, 77, Lincoln Drive, Bedford, died Tuesday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona. She was born in Baldwin, N.Y., daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy E. (Pepper) Anisansel. Surviving are her husband, Ramon Estrada; a son, James T. (Constance) ...

Jerry M. Flaugh

Jerry M. Flaugh, 62, East Freedom, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Calvin J. Jr. and Alma (Walls) Flaugh. Surviving are a daughter, Jamie Shank and husband, Keaton R., of East Freedom; a son, Michael Flaugh and wife, Christina, of ...

Genevieve Link

Genevieve Link, 85, Cresson, died Tuesday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Yarnish) Compardo. Surviving are her children: Kathryn (Gerard) Nicholson, Timothy (Therese) and Brian (Mary Lou); seven grandchildren: Mariah ...

Darwin Daniel ‘Dar’ Miller

Darwin Daniel “Dar” Miller, 94, Altoona, died Tuesday evening, May 28, 2019, at his residence He was born in Lewistown, son of Elias John and Cora (Clapper) Miller. He married Elizabeth Ickes on Feb. 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 26, 2010. Surviving are two daughters ...

Norma A. Ritchey

Norma A. Ritchey, 100, East Freedom, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s Mirror.

Lillian Emilie Shaputnic

Lillian Emilie Shaputnic, 93, Claysburg, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday. She was born in Newark, N.J., and lived many years in North Huntingdon and Norfolk, Va., before moving to Claysburg. She was formerly married to the late Gentery McCormick of Newark, N.J. Surviving are three ...

Trudy J. White

Trudy J. (Aungst) White, 74, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday at her residence. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Donald C. and Pauline (Reffner) Aungst. Surviving are a daughter, Stephanie K. Dively and husband, Daniel, of Altoona; a son, Jeffrey A. White and wife, Diane, ...