Obituaries

Nancy B. Daniels

Nancy B. Daniels, 82, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away on Sunday at UPMC Altoona, following an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John and Sarah Helen (Bottenfield) Baird. She married Ronald E. Daniels at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, and he ...

Douglas W. Hoover

Douglas W. Hoover, 60, Roaring Spring, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of Erdene (Wilt) Hoover and the late Donald W. Hoover. Surviving are his mother of Roaring Spring; a sister, Lisa Harp and husband, Ed, of Roaring Spring; a brother, Clay ...

Cirsten Renee Kennedy

Cirsten Renee Kennedy was born Sept. 4, 1978, and on July 27, 2019, she received a one-way ticket to paradise, where many of her loved ones were waiting to greet her with open arms and unconditional love. Her loved ones left behind to keep her memory alive include: her mother and stepfather, ...

Paul R. Kozen

Paul R. Kozen, 85, Lilly, died Tuesday. He was born in Lilly, son of the late Albert and Mary (Kozlick) Kozen. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by six brothers: Carl, Frank, John, Stanley, Anthony and Joseph Kozen; and three sisters: Anna Kozen, Julia Pyo and ...

Elizabeth A. (Matt) Roller

Elizabeth A. (Matt) Roller, 45, Altoona, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William J. and Pamela A. (Walker) Matt. Surviving are her husband of 11 years, John F. Roller III; six children: Erin E. Campbell, Cera A. Campbell, Samantha Roller, Noah ...

Delbert C. Stevens

Delbert C. Stevens, 100, Bellwood, died early Sunday morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona son of the late Catherine Stevens. He was formerly married to Frances Hoffman. Surviving are two sons: Delbert C. Jr. (Noreen) of Shippensburg and Edward H. (Ronda) of Jacksonville, Fla.; two ...

Frances E. Bair

Frances E. Bair, 87, Huntingdon, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Epworth Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Tyrone. Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at John B. Brown Funeral Home, 417 Washington St., Huntingdon. A memorial service will be held at 6 ...

Guy A. Gray

Guy A. Gray, 33, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Dover, N.J., son of Dwight Gray and the late Donna Wickham. Surviving are three sons: Christian, Connor and Steven; his fiancee, Whitney Gutshall of Hollidaysburg; his father, Dwight and ...

Donna J. Hicks

Donna J. Hicks, 64, rural Williamsburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning at her residence. She was born in rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late Walter E. and Elizabeth Pearl (Gorman) Stacey. On June 12, 1976, she married Ray N. Hicks in Williamsburg. Surviving are her ...

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 ...