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Obituaries

Doris J. Dibert

Doris J. Dibert, 90, a resident at The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of McKee, died Tuesday evening at the home. She was born in Brooks Mills, daughter of the late James and Jeanette Brown. She married James W. Dibert on March 26, 1952; he died Nov. 7, 1997. Surviving are six ...

Allen Edward Farrell

Allen Edward Farrell, 59, CCC Trail, Morehead, Ky., passed away Sunday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Alfred Richard Farrell and Helen (Rife) Farrell. On Oct. 22, 2016, he married his wife of almost four years, Melissa (Brown) Farrell. In addition to his wife, ...

Steven C. Fisher

Steven C. Fisher, 49, Patton, passed away at his home. He was born in Spangler, son of James T. and Doris Jean (Prevost) Fisher. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Steven M.; Ivy M.; James T.; Jacob.; Joshua; Emmalee; Charles and Molly; five grandchildren; brother Martin ...

Camille J. (Furio) Fox

Camille J. (Furio) Fox, 68, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Black Lake, N.Y., passed away Tuesday after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida (Palazzi) Furio. Surviving are her husband, William “Bill” Fox; two ...

David H. Kirkpatrick

A memorial service, which had been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, for David H. Kirkpatrick, who died May 3, 2020, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 80 Apple Ave., Gettysburg, with Pastor Robert Grey officiating. The Monahan Funeral Home ...

William S. ‘Bill’ Luther

William S. “Bill” Luther, 83, Duncansville, died Monday in Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Stanley M. and Madeline M. (Crist) Luther. On July 23, 1960, he married Loretta A. Smith at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona. Surviving ...

Robert Stephen Paranich

Robert Stephen Paranich, 85, Bellemead, died Saturday afternoon at his home. He was born in Winton, son of the late Andrew and Mary (Schlacta) Paranich. On May 30, 1964, he married Barbara Marie Skonieczki at St. Joseph Church, Port Griffith. Surviving are his wife of 56 years; four ...

Cindy Phillips

Cindy Phillips, 59, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry Phillips and Sandy (Stell) Mayhue. Surviving are two brothers: Randy Phillips and wife, Deb, of State College, and Glenn Biggs, in ...

Charles T. ‘Charlie’ Robison

Charles T. “Charlie” Robison, 78, formerly of Martinsburg, died Tuesday. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Theodore and Frances (Bechtel) Robison. Surviving are his wife, Agnes (Thompson); four children: Kim Fetter, David, Phillip and Scott; many grandchildren; and three ...

Alice A. Rodgers

Alice A. Rodgers, 91, Tyrone, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Epworth Manor. She was born in Port Matilda, daughter of George W. and Clara B. (Ammerman) Sunday. On Dec. 15, 1951, she married Frank E. Rodgers, and he died Nov. 25, 2012. She was the last of her immediate family, preceded in ...

Carl David Rydbom

Carl David Rydbom, 85, Rosebud, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the home of his son and daughter-in- law, Brian and Kelli Rydbom in Rosebud. He was born Dec. 19, 1934, in Coalport, son of the late Sigfred E. and Elnora C. (Rhoades) Rydbom. He married the former Carol Ann Miles on June 8, ...

George Henry Snyder

George Henry Snyder, 80, Crawfordsville, Ind., formerly of Woodbury, died Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George and Pauline (Johnson) Snyder. Surviving are his wife, Carol (Ricketts) Snyder; daughter Laurale (Ed) Royer; a son Loren (Meggan) Snyder; nine ...

Brenda S. Hoover

Brenda S. Hoover, 63, of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly on Monday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Russell L. and the late Elma L. (Roub) Crownover. Brenda was formerly married to R. Dwight Hoover. Surviving are two children: Kristy S. (Travis) Clowson and Ryan D. Hoover; four ...

William S. ‘Bill’ Luther

William S. “Bill” Luther, 83, of Duncansville, died Monday, July 6, 2020, after an extended illness. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2020, at Jones Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic ...

Thomas Jay Mitchell

Thomas Jay Mitchell, 92, of Hollidaysburg, went home to be with the Lord after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William E. and Estella (Garner) Mitchell. Tom was the sixth of eight children. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Peggy (Parker) Mitchell; four ...

Robert E. Neely

Robert E. Neely, 83, of Williamsburg, passed away on Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Harold M. and Dessa Margaret (Garman) Neely. Surviving are five sisters: Margaret Neely-Oakes, Carol Caldwell, Cora J. Hileman, Betty Butler and Patricia Woomer. ...

Michael D. Reed

Michael D. Reed, 59, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of E. Joan (Fitzgerald) and the late William H. Reed. He married Karen Wolfe in 1996. Surviving are his wife of 24 years; three children: Angie Mastroianni (Jimmy), Jessica Reed and Christopher; ...

Renetta Marie (Marshall) Rivera

Renetta Marie Marshall Rivera 65, West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Brisbin, passed away Saturday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of Theodore W. and Vivian (McGraw) Marshall. Surviving are her husband, Eduardo Rivera; her mother, Vivian; a daughter, Adrianna Marshall-Rivera; a son, ...

Joyce Lee Roberts

Joyce Lee Roberts, 83, Altoona, passed away Friday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Roy E. and Rebecca Lillian (Steward) Fluke. On April 20, 1957, she married David P. Roberts at the former Second EUB Church in East End. He preceded her in death on ...

Charles T. Robison

Charles T. Robison, 78, Roaring Spring, passed away Tuesday morning, July 7, 2020, at Encompass Health, Altoona. Arrange­ments are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the Mirror.