Obituaries

George K. Sheedy

George K. Sheedy, 92, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raymond and Agnes (Klesius) Sheedy. On Jan. 31, 1948, he married Margaret J. “Peggy” O’Connor at St. Leo Catholic Church, Altoona, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 17, ...

Sonya Marie Snowberger

Sonya Marie Snowberger, 48, Altoona, died Sunday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ronald E. and Lucinda M. “Cindy” (Deyarmin) Snowberger. Surviving are a son, Christopher L. and wife, Blanca White, of Charlotte, N.C.; two grandsons: Patrick and Jose; a soon-to-be ...

Janet Marie Williams

Janet Marie Williams, 86, Tyrone, died Monday. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late George and Margaret (Wills) Gill. Surviving are two daughters: Bonnie K. Cooper and Frances M. Rhodes; three sons: C. Port, Randy J. and Patrick W. Williams; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. ...

Arthur A. Boyles Jr.

Arthur A. Boyles Jr., 87, Altoona, died Sunday afternoon at Van Zandt VA Medical Center. He was born in Bellwood, son of the late Arthur A. and Ruth (Campbell) Boyles. Surviving are two daughters: Lisa (Rick) Lonsinger of Altoona and Beth (Andy) McGeary of Altoona; five grandchildren: Frank ...

Doris Jeanne (Henchey) Buchanan

Doris Jeanne (Henchey) Buchanan, Hollidaysburg, died Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018 at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy (Lightner) Henchey. On Aug. 28, 1948, she married Robert Frank Buchanan and had five children. He preceded her in death April 24, ...

Donna L. Dionis

Donna L. Dionis, 88, passed away Monday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabili­ta­tion Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George V. Sr. and Susan J (Kissel) Detterbeck. On June 25, 1949, she married Paul P. Dionis, and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1995. Surviving ...

Helen Regina Gray

Helen Regina Gray, 97, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Martin and Mary Catherine “Katie” (Baughman) Gray. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Helen was a 1938 graduate of ...

Shawn A. Hayes

Shawn A. Hayes, 36, Altoona, died Saturday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of Jacalyn (Vocco) and the late Walter A. Hayes. Surviving are his mother of Hollidaysburg; his stepmother, Donna Hayes of Cresson; his grandmothers: Patricia Hayes of Lakemont and Rose Karabinos of ...

Paul F. ‘Fran’ Leiden Jr.

Paul F. “Fran” Leiden Jr., 74, Altoona, passed away Thursday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabili­tation Center, Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul F. and Laura (Ciambotti) Leiden. Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; two daughters: Elizabeth and Jacqueline (Harry) ...

Michael Paul ‘Mike’ Logan

Michael Paul “Mike” Logan, 53, Ambler, formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of M. Susan (Barbour) DiDomenico and the late James Clifton Logan. Surviving are his mother; and his special friend, Jean Thayer. He was ...

Deacon Steve Luke

Deacon Steve Luke, 62, Mark Hanna Road, Ashville, died Monday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William and Anna (Baker) Luke. On Aug. 21, 1976, he married Helen Gailey at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville. Surviving are his wife of 41 ...

Blanche Mathieson

Blanche Mathieson, 90, Portage, died Monday. She was born in Coupon, daughter of the late Joseph and Julie (Schekon) Vinglass. Surviving are six children: Bonnie, Cindy, Devon, Terry, Gloria and Julie; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy. She was preceded in death by ...

Claire J. Matlin

Claire J. Matlin, 95, formerly of Cresson and Dayton, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. She was born in Cresson, the eldest daughter of the late Patrick L. and Hilda (Callahan) Flynn. Surviv­ing are two sisters: Reba McDermit and Shirley Murray. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. ...

A. Pauline McKinney

A. Pauline McKinney, 72, Tyrone, died Monday at her residence. She was born in Tyrone, daugh­ter of the late Jesse and Love (Kennedy) Light. On Feb. 15, 1964, she married Earl B. McKinney at Christ United Methodist Church, Tyrone, and he preceded her in death on May 4, 2017. Surviving are ...

Anna Mae ‘Sadie’ Partner

Anna Mae “Sadie” Partner, 95, Tyrone, formerly of Bellwood, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 20, 2018, at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood, where a celebration of life service will be held ...

Darline J. Shenck

Darline J. Shenck, 87, Altoona, died Monday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Walter C. and Vivian A. (Weighaman) Hooper. Surviving are two sons: Rodney and Kurtis Ullein; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson. At the request of the deceased, there ...

Thomas R. Williams

Thomas R. Williams, 60, Altoona, died peacefully on Monday morning at his residence, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert D. and Mary Pat (Runk) Williams. On Feb. 14, 1976, he married Robin Lonsinger. Surviving are his ...

Joyce M. Hicks

Joyce M. Hicks, 71, Ranson W.Va., formerly of Newry, passed away Wednesday at Winchester Medical Center, Va. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George and Marjorie (McCoy) Murphy. She was first married to Robert Antes, who preceded her in death; and then in 1979, she married John ...

Robert C. Pine

Robert C. Pine, 90, Altoona, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Homewood at Martinsburg. Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s Mirror.

Oscar K. ‘Oz’ Stuckey III

Oscar K. “Oz” Stuckey III, 69, went to be with the Lord on Saturday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidays­burg, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Oscar K. Stuckey II and Patricia A. (Miller) Beam. On Sept. 17, 1988, he married Margaret L. “Peggy” Rutherford, ...