Obituaries

Allen R. Schmidhamer

Allen R. Schmidhamer, 65, Parkton, N.C., formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by family. He was born in Baxter County, San Antonio, Texas, son of the late James C. and Catherine M. (Amerine) Schmidhamer. Surviving are his wife, Deloris A. of ...

Glenn E. Smith

Glenn E. Smith, 80, Claysburg, passed away Sunday at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born in East Freedom, son of the late Elmer E. and Kathryn N. (Kensinger) Smith. On May 31, 1969, he married Carol Bayle in Altoona. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Mary Tetter ...

Susan D. Conahye

Susan D. Conahye, 64, Duncansville, passed away Saturday at her home surrounded by her loving family after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Robert “Bucky” and A. Louise (Jacobs) Conrad. She married Raymond Conahye on Feb. 7, 1992. Surviving are ...

Twilet Arietta Corle

Twilet Arietta Corle, 94, Osterburg, died at home Friday. She was born in Summerhill, daughter of the late William Earl and Gladys (Ritchey) Diehl. Surviving are two children: Gary S. Corle and Sheila G. Nicolini; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two siblings: Glen Diehl and ...

Anna Marie Jacobs

Anna Marie Jacobs, 87, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Graystone Court Villas, Altoona, died Saturday at the Manor, after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ralph E. and Anna E. (Krumenaker) Reed. She married Christ S. Jacobs, who preceded ...

J. Richard ‘Dick’ James Sr.

J. Richard “Dick” James Sr., 89, Williamsport, formerly of Altoona, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Montgomery, a son of the late Mark L. and Amy M. (Peterman) James. He was the husband of Faye A. (Page) James, with whom he celebrated a 67th ...

Jorene Long

Jorene Long, 88, York, died Thursday in Maryland. She was the wife of the late S. Clair Long. She was born in Queen, daughter of the late Richard Paul and Mabel (Burket) Smith. She grew up in Claysburg, an area she truly loved. Surviving are two daughters: Gail E. Goss and her husband, ...

Allen R. Schmidhamer

Allen R. Schmidhamer, 65, Parkton, N.C., formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home.

George Clarence Slippey

George Clarence Slippey, 87, Hollidaysburg, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George W. and Gladys A. (Focht) Slippey. Surviving are two sisters: Anna Jean Young of Altoona and Margie A. Diehl of Greenwood; a ...

Priscilla Ann Adams

Priscilla Ann Adams, 71, Altoona, formerly of Montclair, Va., died Friday at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg after a brief illness. She was born in New York City, N.Y., daughter of the late Richard and Joan (Ried) Phillips. Her biological mother passed away giving birth to her, and ...

Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Bisignano III

Charles H. “Chuck” Bisignano III, 74, Altoona, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, 328 Fifth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Richard L. Fisher

Richard L. Fisher, 69, Portage, died Friday after battling with Parkinson’s and dementia since 2001. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Edward and Mary (Williams) Fisher. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Donna (Brunnet) Fisher; two daughters: Tara Amann and Amanda Kostan; three ...

Karen A. Garman

Karen A. Garman, 60, Altoona, passed away Friday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Winnerl) Fusco. Surviving are two daughters: Charity (Henry) Smith and Theresa Garman; two sons: Robert (Lindsay) Garman ...

Donna (Kyler) Leedy

Donna (Kyler) Leedy, 88, formerly of Roaring Spring and Martinsburg, passed away Dec. 23, 2017, in Pawley’s Island, S.C. She was born and raised in Roaring Spring, the oldest daughter of the late Orville Kyler and Lavina Helsel. In March 1947, she married Floyd Collons Stevens and moved to ...

Carmine Francis Mattiello

Carmine Francis Mattiello, 89, Mount Airy, Md., peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018. He was born in Lilly, the twelfth of 13 children of Aniello and Marie Mattiello. In 1954, he married Rose Marie Guzic, also of Lilly, and they moved to Maryland to raise a family. He was a man ...

Frances Anne (McKee) Miller

Frances Anne (McKee) Miller, 88, Hollidaysburg, passed away comfortably on Friday evening at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness, surrounded by family. She was born in Ohio, daughter of the late William H. and Ethel L. (Arrowsmith) McKee. On May 6, 1950, Francie married Royer L. Miller ...

Catherine M. Priddy

Catherine M. Priddy, 101, wife of the late Joseph C. Priddy, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at Wynwood House at Green Hills, State College. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Andrew F. and Elizabeth (Kleinsorgen) Crum. Surviving are a daughter, Janet Iavasile of State ...

Evelyn M. Seabolt

Evelyn M. Seabolt, 68, Cresson, died Friday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Arnold Paul “Andy” and Verna Mae (Bott) Conrad. Surviving are two children: Amy (Robert) Wagner of Lilly and Charlie (Veronica Eyer) of Altoona; two ...

Judith Lee ‘Judy’ Baker

Judith Lee “Judy” Baker, 78, Hudson, Fla., formerly of Cresson, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hudson, Fla. She was born in Frugality, daughter of the late Michael and Beatrice (Ratchford) Gettings. Surviving are her loving husband of 57 ...

Gloria Bowman

Gloria Bowman, 73, Coalport RD, died Wednesday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Charles and Anita (Zwiener) Rachocki. Surviving are two daughters: Katherine Gates and Mary E. Rankin; six grandchildren; three great-grandsons; a brother-in-law, Gary Yarger; one niece; and two ...