Obituaries

Hilda M. Heacox

Hilda M. Heacox, 95, Altoona, passed away early Sunday morning at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry and Alice (Housum) Gearhart. On Sept. 19, 1942, she married Harry H. Heacox in Altoona, and he preceded her in death on May ...

Debbie J. Eckenrode

Debbie J. Eckenrode, 61, R.D. Gallitzin, died Monday. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Clyde and Evelyn (Noland) Eckenrode. Surviving are three children: Jeanette Bruce, Lisa Blunt and Travis Chichy; eight grandchildren; her parents; and a brother, Tim. Friends will be received from ...

Timothy Brian Nagle

Timothy Brian Nagle, 56, Royersford, formerly of Altoona, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his residence after an 11-month battle with cancer. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. ...

Lynne Ann Schreiber

Lynne Ann Schreiber, 51, Charlestown, Md., died unexpectedly on Wednesday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Lawrence J. and Ann M. (Allen) Schreiber. Surviving are her mother of Altoona; her father and stepmother, Linda, of Altoona; two brothers: Michael Schreiber of Lovettsville, ...

Father Robert T. Sisk T.O.R.

Father Robert T. Sisk T.O.R., 84, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died Friday at Saint Francis Friary-Mount Assisi, Loretto. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Edward J. and Geraldine (Canary) Sisk. Surviving are four ...

William A. Balogh

William A. Balogh, 92, Jefferson Hills, passed away Saturday. He was born in McKees­port, son of the late Gabor and Mary (Szekely) Balogh. Surviving are two children: William J. and companion, Barb, in New Jersey; and Cheryl Linton and husband, Ed, of Hollidaysburg; three grandchildren: ...

Anthony J. Bruno Jr.

Anthony J. Bruno Jr., 59, Chicago, Ill., formerly of Altoona, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Thursday. He was born in Altoona, son of Anthony J. “Gabby” and Theresa M. (Eder) Bruno Sr. Surviving are a sister, Mary Ann Bruno of Vienna, Va.; a special friend, Carmela Van ...

Carol E. Crum

Carol E. Crum, 72, Duncansville, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Baltimore, Md., daughter of Carl E. and Esther (Zeek) Wolfe. She married John E. Crum on May 7, 1965, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidays­burg. He preceded her in death Jan. 31, 2009, after ...

A. LeRoy Harper

A. LeRoy Harper, 94, a resident of Juniper Village, State College, formerly of Tyrone, died Sunday at home. He was the son of the late Melvin and Virginia Getz Harper. Surviving are many close friends; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Norma and Virginia; and ...

John E. Huff

John E. Huff, 88, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord on Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Braddock, son of John S. and Ruth I (Marcellus) Huff. He married Orchid R. Grove on Jan. 22, 1955, in East Pittsburgh. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Tracey Huff; and a special relative, ...

Evelyn M. Nagle

Evelyn M. Nagle, 88, Patton RD, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Marra) Conrad Machiarola. Surviving are her husband, Joe; a son, Wayne; five grandchildren; two brothers: Francis “Sonny” and Anthony “Jr.”; and a sister, ...

Ronald Dennis McCahan

Ronald Dennis McCahan, 64, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday, after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. He was the son of Jack and Audrey McCahan of Saxton. Surviving are his parents; his wife, Roberta; a son, Matthew (Bree) McCahan; a daughter, Megan McCahan; his children’s ...

Joanne McLaughlin

Joanne McLaughlin, 77, Limerick, died of cancer at home on Thursday, June 15, 2017. She was born in Coalport, the third child of Mary and Boyd Sinclair. Surviving are three children: Gerald, Mark and Marianne; nine grandchildren; a sister, Nancy; three brothers: James, John and Thomas; and ...

Elwood Louis ‘Scotty’ Scott

Elwood Louis “Scotty” Scott, 74, Altoona, passed away Saturday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Earl Erickson and Cleona A. Scott. He married Jolene M. Brumbaugh on March 9, 2002, in Altoona. Surviving are his wife; a son, Barry (Mildred); four grandchildren; ...

Anthony J. Bruno Jr.

Anthony J. Bruno Jr., 59, Chicago, Ill., formerly of Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his residence. Friends will be received at a memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. A complete obituary will appear in ...

Theresa M. Knab

Theresa Knab, 90, Altoona, passed away Saturday at Epworth Manor. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Anton and Theresa (Ostemayer) Regensperger. She married George M. Knab on Sept. 28, 1946, in Altoona. He preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 2014. Surviving are two sons: Stephen ...

The Rev. Robert Sisk, T.O.R.

The Rev. Robert Sisk, T.O.R., 84, St. Francis Friary, Loretto, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at the friary. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednes­day, June 28, 2017, at St. Francis Friary, Loretto, and a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the friary. A ...

Marlene A. Berkey

Marlene A. Berkey, 84, Duncansville, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Brumbaugh) Cummings. She married Francis C. Berkey, who preceded her in death in May 2000 after having shared 45 years of marriage. Surviving are a daughter, ...

Robert R. ‘Bob’ Bickford

Robert R. “Bob” Bickford, 81, Flinton, died Thursday. He was born in Flinton, son of the late Russell E. and Bertha M (Wesneski) Bickford. On June 16, 1956, he married Eleanor Wolfe. Surviving are his wife; a son, Robert; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and four siblings: Paul, Donna ...

John W. Bickle Jr.

John W. Bickle Jr., 44, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly on Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Hunting­don, son of the late John W. and Bertha E. (Keller) Bickle. On May 23, 2008, he married Lynn A. Knab. Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared nine years of marriage; two ...