Obituaries

Brian J. Grove

Brian J. Grove, 58, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert R. Grove and Mary Patricia Herbert. Surviving are his fiancee, Katherine Morris of Hollidaysburg; two daughters: Brianna R. Grove and Christine Watts; a ...

Stanley J. ‘Pete’ Monahan

Stanley J. “Pete” Monahan, 90, Altoona, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Homewood at Martinsburg. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Leo Cletus and Susan Louise (Gutshall) Monahan. On June 11, 1949, he married Thelma “Louise” Thomas at Grace Methodist Church, Altoona, and she ...

James A. Morrison

James A. Morrison, 64, Claysburg, passed away Wednesday. He was born in Clearfield, son of Betty (Jasper) and the late Chester Morrison. On Jan. 2, 2010, he married Kimberly Sipes. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Crystal Troy and Jamie Sutton; a son, James; three stepdaughters: Heather ...

Anna Mae Partner

Anna Mae “Sadie” Partner, 95, Tyrone, formerly of Bellwood, passed away Saturday morning at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. She was born in Harrisburg, daughter of the late William and Sadie (Shomper) Bolden. On March 30, 1942, she married Harry James Partner in Cumberland, Md., and he preceded ...

Dennis G. Prough

Dennis G. Prough, 73, Altoona, passed away early Thursday morning at his residence. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Altoona Bible Church, Pastor Stewart W. McClelland ...

William G. ‘Bill’ Reed

William G. “Bill” Reed, 92, Tyrone, passed away Tuesday at Epworth Manor, Tyrone, where he was a resident for eight months. He was born in Tyrone, son of the late James L. and Florence Mae (Cunliffe) Reed. On May 29, 1953, he married Marion Foust Woodring, and she preceded him in death on ...

James E. Robley

James E. Robley, 92, Williamsburg, passed away Thursday. He was born in Williamsburg, son of the late Robert Lloyd and Ruhamma (Anderson) Robley. Surviving are his wife, Lois (McCall) Robley; two daughters: Sharon Banks and Shirley Whetstine; three sons: Sam, Gene and Barry Robley; 13 ...

Margaret Louise Talko

Margaret Louise Talko, 77, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at her residence. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Shandor) Novotny. On Oct. 6, 1962, she married James M. Talko. Surviving are her husband; a son, Christopher J. (Laura) Talko of Elmhurst, Ill.; a ...

Kathleen A. VonColln

Kathleen A. VonColln, 68, Altoona, was called home on Wednesday morning. She was born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late George and Anne McElroy. Surviving are three children: Kurt (Renee), Frank (Erica) and Colleen; six grandchildren: Katie, Angel, Cherokee, Sammy, Jasmine and Lil Kurt; ...

John L. Casner

John L. Casner, 82, Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona after a lengthy battle with cancer and other illnesses. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John C. and Renna R. (Evans) Casner. On Aug. 20, 1960, he married Helen C. Sweitzer in Altoona, and together they enjoyed 57 years of ...

Timothy W. Cassidy

Timothy W. Cassidy, 66, Brooklyn Park, Md., formerly of Altoona, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. In 1961, he was adopted and raised by Vincent and Mildred Cassidy. Surviving are his wife of 31 years, Cynthia Cassidy; three siblings: Fran Stratton of Hermosa, Calif., Patricia Crum of ...

Bonita Marlene ‘Bonnie’ Colpetzer

Bonita Marlene “Bonnie” Colpetzer, 75, Grazierville, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born and grew up in Tyrone, daughter of the late Leon and Mildred Loose. She married and was deeply loved by her high school sweetheart, Raymond Colpetzer. They celebrated their 56th wedding ...

Homer Earl Knisely

Homer Earl Knisely, 79, Mayfield, Ky., formerly of Claysburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Claysburg, son of the late Edgar and Elsie (Brown) Knisely. Surviving are two daughters: Deanna L. Badilo and Deborah McKinney, both of Mayfield, Ky.; 10 ...

Leanore ‘Tootie’ Link

Leanore “Tootie” Link 91, Dysart, died Tuesday at her residence. She was born in Chest Springs, daughter of the late Adrian “Spot” and Gertrude (Little) Ivory. Surviving are six children: Lucille (Edwin) Sherry of Ebensburg, Joyce Ann (Joseph) Sherry of Ashville, Sherman of Chest ...

Helen A. McNulty

Helen A. McNulty, 88, St. Augustine, died Tuesday at her residence. She was born in Dysart, daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Robertella) Benzie. Surviving are six children: Gerald (Cynthia), James (Barbara), Linda McNulty, Sharon (Richard) Nelson, Janice McNulty and Daniel (Wendy); ...

Stanley J. ‘Pete’ Monahan

Stanley J. “Pete” Monahan, 90, Altoona, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2018, at Homewood at Martinsburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on ...

Donald T. Parks

Donald T. Parks, 97, Huntingdon, passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. He was born in Huntingdon, son of the late Ray H. Parks and Margaret Norris Lynn. Surviving are a son, Stephen Parks; and two sisters: Diane Rizzo and Marilyn Parks. He was preceded in death by ...

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. ...