Obituaries

Hugh T. ‘Bud’ Croft Jr.

Hugh T. “Bud” Croft Jr., 88, formerly of Philipsburg, died Friday at Colonial Courtyard, Clearfield. He was born in Philipsburg, son of the late Hugh and Ida (Vaughn) Croft. He married Mary Alice Hickson, who preceded him in death. Surviving are three children: Mary “Cassie” Abbott, ...

Michael James Daily

Michael James Daily, 71, Altoona, died Friday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, after a battle with mesothelioma. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (Crouse) Daily. In 1999, he married Christine Hand in Las Vegas, Nev., and she survives. Also ...

James A. DeMatteis

James A. DeMatteis, 84, Portage, died Friday. He was born in Portage, son of the late Carmine and Bridget DeMatteis. Surviving are five children: James, Carmine, Kathy Weakland, Anthony and Eric; 12 grandchildren; and three siblings: Carmella Martynuska, Michael DeMatteis and Patricia Huber. He ...

Steven L. Gardner Jr.

Steven L. Gardner Jr., 24, rural Hollidaysburg, died Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of Steven L. Gardner Sr. and Buffy J. Peterson. Surviving are his father and stepmother, Patricia M. (Zeigler) Gardner, of Hollidaysburg; his mother of Altoona; and a brother, Dylon S. at home. He was ...

Wyatt Getz

Wyatt Getz, infant son of Matthew R. and Ashley R. (Wyandt) Getz of Altoona, died Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Surviving are his parents; his paternal grandparents: Robert II and Joanne Getz of Altoona; his maternal grandfather, Michael Wyandt of Altoona; his maternal ...

Rosetta V. Ingram

Rosetta V. Ingram, 73, Altoona, died Thursday at Maybrook Hills Rehabili­tation and Healthcare Cen­ter, Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Homer and Elizabeth (Wilson) Ingram. Surviving are two daughters: Judith A. Gohn and Gisele Wright; seven grandchildren; two sisters: ...

Dorothy James Lindemer

Dorothy James Lindemer, 93, died Friday evening, Aug. 31, 2018, at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Holli­days­burg. Friends will be re­ceived from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues­day, Sept. 4, 2018, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home ...

John Hubert Ream

John Hubert Ream, 86, Swannanoa, N.C., passed away Wednes­day, Aug. 29, 2018, at Miss­ion Hospital, Asheville, N.C. He was born in Altoona, son of the late A. Willard and Alma Knisely Ream. Surviving are his wife of almost 50 years, Elizabeth Marsh Ream; a daughter, Rebecca (Brett) ...

Frances C. Brown

Frances C. Brown, 91, Altoona, passed away Friday at home. She was born in Lock Haven, daughter of the late Thomas and Stella (Marr) Caprio. On Dec. 27, 1953, she married John Richard “Dick” Brown in Lock Haven, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2012. Surviving are a son, Kevin ...

Violet Wave Dubbs

Violet Wave Dubbs, 81, Roaring Spring, formerly of Fishertown, died Friday morning, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pleasant­ville, daughter of the late Faye Crissman. After a 36 year wait, Violet has been joyfully reunited with her late husband, Bill. They are now traveling ...

Herbert Francis ‘Herb’ Frazier

Herbert Francis “Herb” Frazier, 85, Falls Church, Va., died Wed­nesday, Aug. 1, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late Joseph V. and Genevieve C. (Yeckley) Frazier. On Jan. 2, 1985, he married Monica Papincak. Surviving are his wife; a brother, Joe ...

Michael James Daily

Michael James Daily, 71, Altoona, died Friday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, after a battle with mesothelioma. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (Crouse) Daily. In 1999, he married Christine Hand in Las Vegas, Nev., and she survives. Also ...

Linda Marie (Burkey) Haluska

Linda Marie (Burkey) Haluska, 62, Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Thursday. She was born in St. Boniface, daughter of the late Russell and Katheryn Burkey. Surviving are her husband of 41 years, Wayne “Ike” Haluska; a daughter, Keri Hoffman and husband, David, of Jenkintown; a son, ...

Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sidney Grant ‘Sid’ Nash

Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sidney Grant “Sid” Nash, 89, Dover, Del., passed away Monday at Kent General Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Lakemont and was a longtime resident of Scotch Valley. He was the son of the late Charles P. Nash and Gladys Lyberger ...

Herbert E. Nolder

Herbert E. Nolder, 77, Oak­dale, passed away Thursday at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, W.Va. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harry and Martha Bradfield Nolder. Surviving are his wife of nearly 55 years, Patricia Ritter Nolder; two daughters: Dana (Joseph) Wiles of Atlas­burg ...

James Allen ‘Jim’ Woomer Jr.

James Allen “Jim” Woomer Jr., 79, Hollidays­burg, passed away Thurs­day evening at Altoona Center for Nursing Care, after an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Rev. James Allen Sr. and Marietta (Getz) Woomer. On July 20, ...

Dorothy James Lindemer

Dorothy James Lindemer, 93, died Friday evening, Aug. 31, 2018, at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Holli­days­burg. Friends will be re­ceived from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues­day, Sept. 4, 2018, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home ...

Larry F. Archey

Larry F. Archey, 76, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born in Lewistown, son of the late Charles and Betty (Wood) Archey. Surviving are his loving wife of 52 years, Maureen (Matthews) Archey; a daughter, Sandra Pero; a sister, Sandy ...

Melvin Grimes

Melvin Grimes, 88, Ashville, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Ashville RD, son of the late Homer and Elva (Litzinger) Grimes. On April 26, 1958, he married Betty Berkhimer in Portage. Surviving are his wife, Betty; four children: Galen (Tracy) of Altoona, Sandy (Jen) of ...

Beulah M. Igou

Beulah M. Igou, 89, Altoona, died Wednesday. She was born in Skelp, daughter of the late Victor and Mary Dixon. Surviving are her husband, Donald Igou; two sons: Terry and Don Igou (Carol); a grandson, Kyle Igou; and a sister, Nancy Britton. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon ...