Obituaries

Loretta J. (Mock) Golden

Loretta J. (Mock) Golden, 66, Portage, died Saturday. She was born in Johnstown, daughter of the late Gerald E. and Sophie A. (Migut) Mock. Surviving are her husband of 39 years, Vincent; five children: Catherine Lindberg, Elizabeth Holmgren, Andrew, Juliette DeVore and Emily Horn; 11 ...

Betty J. Laney

Betty J. Laney, 89, Northern Cambria, died Tuesday. She was born in Alverda, daughter of the late Amos and Myrtle (Davis) Cooper. Surviving are 10 children: Wanda Swanson, Larry, Janie Clark, Dale, Melodi Finochio, Timothy, Trent, Nathan, Troy and Jodi; 38 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; ...

Francis Pietro

Francis Pietro, 70, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona. Surviving are a daughter, Angela E. Pietro; and two grandchildren: Tyrone White Jr. and Brittany Hopkins. He was preceded in death by his mother; and several brothers and sisters. He was ...

Sandra L. ‘Sandy’ Servello

Sandra L. “Sandy” Servello, 75, Altoona, passed away on Sunday. She was born in Windber, daughter of the late Lavelle G. and Mildred (Lytle) Poet. On Oct. 31, 1959, she married Jack R. Servello Sr. at First Baptist Church, Altoona. Surviving are her husband; a daughter: Riann (Adam) ...

Dr. Adam G. Trybus Sr., MD

Dr. Adam G. Trybus Sr., 77, Hollidaysburg, passed away at his residence on Tuesday surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy and courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raymond F. Sr. and Hazel A. (Bradley) Trybus. Surviving are his loving ...

Colleen M. Becker

Colleen M. Becker, 77, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. She was born in Flint, Mich., daughter of the late Donald A. and Beryl (Boyd) MacDonald. In September 1961, she married Fred K. Becker. Surviving are her husband; a son, Fred K. Becker IV ...

Jean Ann (Risoldi) Franco

Jean Ann (Risoldi) Franco, 84, Duncansville, passed away late Saturday night at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Carlo and Rosa Risoldi. She married John Franco Jr., and he preceded her in death on July 17, 1994. Surviving are her longtime companion, George ...

Garlena correction

Madelyn L. Garlena, 90, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Duncansville, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 22, 2018, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass ...

Ann C. Link

Ann C. Link, 89, Hastings, passed away Sunday at Brookside Manor, Portage. She was born in Elder Township, daughter of the late Robert and Luba (Greenland) Weakland. Surviving are a son, Patrick (Constance) Link Jr. of Hastings; three daughters: Rebecca Mellon of Patton, Deborah Lowmaster ...

Melvin E. ‘Mel’ Miller

Melvin E. “Mel” Miller, 93, Bedford, died Saturday. He was born in Bedford, son of the late William Miller and Pearl Miller-Naugle. On Jan. 2, 1946, he married Mary Katheryn Miller, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 2017. Surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and ...

Betty Jane Poole

Betty Jane Poole, 85, rural Williamsburg, passed away Sunday evening. She was born in Clappertown, rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late John William and Dorothy Jane (Kelly) Teeters. On May 10, 1961, she married Edward L. Poole in Cumberland, Md., and he preceded her in death on March 28, ...

Sandra Servello

Sandra Servello, 75, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Jean Ann Franco

Jean Ann Franco, 84, Altoona, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Our ...

Edith Kosko

Edith Kosko, 94, Portage, passed away Saturday at Cambria Care Center. She was born in Washington County, daughter of the late Paul and Catharine (Cicoca) Koskovich. Surviving are several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Paul ...

Devra ‘Jo’ Botteicher

Debra “Jo” Botteicher, 64, Bellwood, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of Lester J. and the late MaryAnn (Snyder) Price. Surviving are her father; two sisters: Phyllis M. McCracken and Lynda L. Eckley; and her life companion, Victor “Rusty” ...

Cheryl J. Crawford

Cheryl Jane Crawford, 62, Hesston, passed away Thursday at UPMC Pinnacle, Harrisburg. She was born in Huntingdon, daughter of the late Benjamin F. Lear and Verna Mae (Beck) Lear-Garber. She was married to the late Robert C. Crawford. Surviving are two sons: Robert C. Lear and Travis W. ...

Sister Mariella Crowe, RSM

Sister Mariella Crowe, RSM, 100, formerly of Cresson, a member of the Mid-Atlantic Community of the Sisters of Mercy, died peacefully on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Mercy Center, Dallas, Pa., after a long and beautiful life. She was born in Canton, Ohio, daughter of the late Edmund and Ester ...

Michael F. Gedman

Michael F. Gedman, 61, Coalport, died Thursday in the Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health emergency department. He was born in Greensburg, son of the late Andrew S. and Mary Ann (Janos) Gedman. On Sept. 1, 1990, he married Carole A. Daus in Hollidaysburg. Surviving are his wife; a ...

Donald E. ‘Duck’ Green Jr.

Donald E. “Duck” Green Jr., 67, Saint Benedict, formerly of Bellwood, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at UPMC Altoona. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a ...

Judith A. Marsden

“Aunt” Judy Marsden, 73, Altoona, died Friday at her residence after battling pancreatic cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Alden D. and Susie E. (Miller) Marsden. Surviving is a niece, Debra (Mike) Tini of Altoona; two nephews: David (Tammy) Sneath of Irmo, S.C. and ...