Merle K. Evey, 83, Hollidaysburg, died Friday at Garvey Manor after an extended illness. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, by Father Anthony Legarski. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in Monday's Mirror.