Obituaries

Elmer H. Warfield

Elmer H. Warfield, 80, Patton, died Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Patton, son of the late Edwin and Caroline (McConnell) Warfield. Surviving are two daughters: Melissa Warfield of Patton and Jodi (Mark) Gartland of Martinsburg; five grandchildren: Chelsea, Caitlin and Brayden ...

Mendle A. Covitch

Mendle A. Covitch, 87, Tamarac, Fla. and Altoona, passed away Thursday at UMPC Altoona. He was born in Cassandra, one of five children and the only son of the late Barney and Esther (Farkas) Covitch. In 1957, he married Henrietta “Honey” Greenberg in Philadelphia. They enjoyed 55 years of ...

Marilyn J. French

Marilyn J. French, 74, Altoona, died Thursday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George H. and Elma G. (Gillilland) Ross. On July 5, 1975, she married Robert F. French in Altoona. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1992. Surviving are three children: Timothy S. Ross, Karen Quarry ...

Judith G. Harrison

Judith G. Harrison, 75, Altoona, passed away Thursday in Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Beatrice R. Sackett and George Kensinger. She married Regis T. Bell, who passed away in September 2008. She then married Larry D. Harrison, who passed away in July 2012. Surviving are ...

Anna M. Hartman

Anna M. Hartman, 90, Patton, died Thursday. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late J.F. and Margaret (Biter) Warefield. Surviving are eight children: Dan, Bob, Nancy, Gary, Judy, Ronald, Kenneth and Donald; numerous grandchildren; and a brother, Philip. She was preceded in death by her ...

Leah Faith Lashinsky-Wible

Leah Faith Lashinsky-Wible, 80, of Raystown Road, Everett, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona. She was born Finleyville, daughter of the late Pauline O. (Greenawalt) Corbin. On May 9, 1963, she was united in marriage to Robert E. Wible in Win­ches­t­­­er, Va. He preceded her in death ...

Christina M. Metzker

Christina M. (Blake) Metzker, 41, Clearfield, died Wednesday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Roy Dean Clark Jr. and Helen Sue Blake. Sur­viving are two children: Dean Faulkner and Gabrielle Metzker; two sisters: Renee Clark and Patty Anderson; a brother, Jordan Clark; and a ...

John M. Negri Sr.

John M. Negri Sr., 90, Altoona, passed away peacefully Tues­day at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raffaele and Emanuela (Bocchichio) Negri. He married Darlene L. Hoffman. Surviving are his loving wife; a son, ...

John H. Scheffer

John H. Scheffer, 84, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 5, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Shari Lynn Smith

Shari Lynn Smith, 58, New Enterprise, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Virginia Neil. On Feb. 24, 1982, she married George Smith. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Nicki Conley of New Enterprise; two grandchildren: Taylor and ...

Judith G. Harrison

Judith G. Harrison, 75, Altoona, passed away Thursday in Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Beatrice R. Sackett and George Kensinger. She married Regis T. Bell, who passed away in September 2008. She then married Larry D. Harrison, who passed away in July 2012. Surviving are two ...

Colette M. Heller

Colette M. Heller, 101, Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Bellwood, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Lambert­ville, N.J. Surviving are a daughter, Nancy (Nicholas) Fagan; a son, William (Chris) Heller; three grandchildren: Nicholas (Bonnie) Fagan III, Joshua Heller and Stephanie ...

David A. Lallemand

David A. Lallemand, 70, Ebensburg, died Wednes­day at home. He was born in Patton, son of the late Henry Lallemand and Catherine (Strasser) Short. Surviving are four children: Rochelle (Jay) Litzinger, Lonny (Kim), Brett (fiancee, Jen Ritchey) and Troy; 14 grandchildren; four ...

Homer D. McLucas

Homer D. McLucas, 88, Cassandra, died Thursday in Ebensburg. He was born in Lilly, son of the late James and Blanche (Lee) McLucas. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Winifred; and special family and friends: Michelle Beck, Lisa Smith, George Kuzar and Regis Shall. He was preceded in death by two ...

Mary Ellen (Luke) Nedimyer

Mary Ellen (Luke) Nedimyer, 86, Hollidays­burg, passed away Tuesday at Hollidays­burg Veterans Home. She was born in Arona, West­moreland County, daughter of the late Kenneth K. and Mary (Strong) Mason. She was adopted by Chester and Clara Luke. She married Joseph R. Nedimyer in 1953. He ...

Mary Catherine Reed

Mary Catherine Reed, 81, Gallitzin, died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Regina Risban. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late John and Agnes (Wahl) Becher. Surviving are four children: Regina (Jim) Risban, George (Susan Kochara), Carol (Joe) Hollen and Gerald “Jerry”; ...

Alexandra Elizabeth (Patterson) Stevens

Alexandra Elizabeth (Patterson) Stevens, 81, Tyrone, formerly of Scotland, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was a daughter of the late Henry and Jacobina (Gibb) Patterson. Surviving are a son, Timothy Stevens; and three granddaughters: Lacy, Alexis and Tayler Stevens. She was preceded in ...

Joseph A. Yetter Sr.

Joseph A. Yetter Sr., 73, formerly of James Creek, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. He was born in Lewistown, son of the late Donald E. and Virginia L. (Berkheimer) Yetter. Surviving are three children: Joseph A. Yetter Jr. and wife, Joy, of McClure, Todd R. ...

Michele (Hoover) Zorger

Michele (Hoover) Zorger, 56, Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of Duncansville, passed away March 13, 2019, after an extended illness. Friends will be received from noon to the 1 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Carson Valley Church of the Brethren. Interment will be in Carson ...

Marilyn Love Bair

Marilyn Love Bair, 89, Spruce Drive, Mercer, formerly of New Wilmington and Altoona, passed away at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law on Monday morning. Marilyn was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Emmanuel Garbrick Love and Marguerite Grace Glunt Love. She married William ...