Obituaries

Mary Jane (Gearhart) Ferguson

Mary Jane (Gearhart) Ferguson, 68, Waynesboro, formerly of Duncansville, passed away Sunday at her residence. Friends will be received from 2 until the 4 p.m. time of remembrance on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Liebegott-Brown Funeral Home Inc., 1218 Fourth Ave., Duncansville. A complete ...

Julia Frank

Julia Frank, 99, Tyrone, died Sunday. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Lucas) Patrick. Surviving are two sons: John and Ronald; a daughter, Nancy Diehl; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Helen Patrick and Margaret Barr. She was preceded ...

Leona L. Gainvors

Leona L. Gainvors, 99, Clearfield, formerly of Patton and Houtzdale, died Tuesday. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Peter and Julia (Quinn) Legrand. Surviving are a sister, Augusta Blick; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, August G. Gainvors; ...

Jean L. Horner

Jean L. Horner, 85, Roaring Spring, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Faith Assembly, Roaring Spring. Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., ...

Joe W. Long

Joe W. Long, 89, Duncansville, died Monday at his residence. He was born in Duncansville, son of the late Edward Blair “Butch” and Elva M. (Dodson) Long. He married Aldine J. Walters, who preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2009. Surviving are three nieces; two nephews; and several ...

Walter S. Marks

Walter S. Marks, 89, Altoona, passed away Monday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabili­ta­tion Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Samuel and Minnie (Walters) Marks. In 1954, he married Donna L. Barry. Surviving are his wife of 63 years; three daughters: Robbie Sue Marks of ...

Nancy Jane Miller

Nancy Jane Miller, 75, Grazierville, passed away Friday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel and Dorothy (Shaner) Stetter. Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Eugene Miller; two children: Ricky Miller and Charles Miller; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two ...

Shirley Jean Pizzino

Shirley J. Pizzino, 80, Duncansville, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late David and Angeline (Mirabella) Lepore. On Sept. 3, 1960, she married Vincent James Pizzino, and they had resided in Duncans­ville for the past 54 years. Surviving are her ...

Charles T. ‘Ted’ Price

Charles T. “Ted” Price, 71, rural Roaring Spring, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2018, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. Arrange­ments are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Russell W. Seilhamer

Russell W. Seilhamer, 86, Altoona, died Sunday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John E. and Arvada V. (Sparks) Seilhamer. He was raised in Mount Union by his maternal grandmother, Frances Beaston. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Thelma E. ...

Rudolph J. ‘Rudy’ Vorndran Sr.

Rudolph J. “Rudy” Vorndran Sr., 81, Altoona, passed away Monday at Maybrook Hills Rehabili­tation and Healthcare Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Rudolph L. and Wilhelmina (Schneider) Vorndran. Surviving are a son, Rudolph J. Vorndran Jr. of Altoona; a daughter, Heidi ...

James L. ‘Jim’ Williams

James L. “Jim” Williams, 84, Duncansville, died Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness. He was born in Saxton, son of the late Frank and Thelma (Fluke) Williams. On Feb. 16, 1957, he married Jacqueline Stroup in Maryland. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Gabi ...

Mary Louise Winters

Mary Louise Winters, 96, Cumberland, Md., formerly of Hollidays­burg, passed away Monday at her daughter’s home, where she had resided for the past 15 years, surrounded by her family. She was born in East Freedom, daughter of the late David L. Dodson and Alma (Clark) Dodson. Surviving ...

Thomas Alvin Hufford

Thomas Alvin Hufford, 89, Owasso, Okla., formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born in Portage, son of the late Thomas Filbert and Elizabeth (Wilt) Hufford. On June 19, 1956, he married the former Verna Consalvo in Altoona. He and his wife made their ...

Frances M. Lardieri

Frances M. Lardieri, 79, Hastings, passed away Sunday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Francis F. and Carmella (Lamont) Lardieri. Surviving are a daughter, Darlene Rickabaugh; two grandchildren; and three sisters: Cecilla Albarano, Phyllis Mallory and Rosalind Lardieri. She was ...

Edward Mullins

Edward Mullins, 71, Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. He was born in Pittsburgh, son of the late Floyd and Jane (Adams) Mullins. Surviving are three sisters: Martha Casselberry and Violet Merritts, both of Williamsburg, and Jackie ...

Jean M. Peters

Jean M. Peters, 85, Nicktown, died Saturday. She was born in Clearfield Twp., daughter of the late Leo and Alice (Goodrum) Plunkett. Surviving are four children: Lynn Noll, Kim Bender, Richard and Randal; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six siblings: Jack, Paul, Don, Peggy, Patty ...

Mary ‘Margie’ Orr

Mary “Margie” Orr, 92, Harleysville, formerly of Altoona, passed away Friday at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Isaac and Mary Jane (McMaster) Greenwood. She was the wife of the late Ralph L. Orr. Surviving are a son, David Orr and his ...

Bonita R. ‘Bonnie’ Saksa

Bonita R. “Bonnie” Saksa, 75, Duncansville, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Spangler, daughter of the late William Glenn and Marian (Fellows) Hartzell. Surviving are her husband, Carl F. Saksa, with whom she shared 40 years of marriage; three stepdaughters: Jill ...

Russell W. Seilhamer

Russell W. Seilhamer, 85, Altoona, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 9, 2018, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Mirror.