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Obituaries

Janet L. Claycomb

Janet L. Claycomb, 76, Claysburg, passed away Monday. She was born in Claysburg, daughter of the late Donald E. Hengst and Kathleen (Diehl) Hengst-Claar. On May 6, 1963, she married Danny R. Claycomb in Claysburg, and he passed away on Oct. 4, 2013. Surviving are a son, Adam Claycomb; a ...

Robert J. ‘Robbie’ Knisely Sr.

Robert J. “Robbie” Knisely Sr., 68, Claysburg, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Eugene Knisely and Phyllis Arlene (Benson) Knisely-Clayton. He married Mary Walter on Aug. 1, 1998, in Claysburg. Surviving are his wife; two sons: Robert ...

William Blair Logue

William Blair Logue, 92, Curryville Road, Martinsburg, passed away Thursday at his home. He was born in Woodbury, son of the late Aldie R. and Bertha (McGraw) Logue. On June 1, 1951, he was united in marriage to Georgetta May (Lehrsch) Logue in Bloomsburg. Surviving are his wife, ...

Anna Ferne McConahy

Anna Ferne McConahy, 92, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Roaring Spring, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday at the Village. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Paul and Helena (Gahagan) Rhodes. She was twice married: first to Adam Long on Aug. ...

Cheryl D. Miller

Cheryl D. Miller, 76, Altoona, died unexpectedly on Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles R. (Cherry) and Carol (Spence) Bell. In 1960, she married Raymond E. Miller in Altoona and he died Oct. 10, 2014. Surviving are three children: Todd S. Miller ...

Timothy A. Mock

Timothy A. Mock, 66, Jacks Corner Road, Hopewell, formerly of Ore Hill, passed away Thursday at Homewood at Martinsburg. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Earl and Elda “Ann” (Reffner) Mock. On Jan. 28, 2006, in Senegal, Africa, he was united in marriage to Kate (Egharevba) ...

Mary Anne Neil

Mary Anne Neil, 78, Hol­lidaysburg, died Wed­nes­day at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Francis E. and Christine E. (Barroner) Neil. Surviving are a sister, Joan Kowaleski and husband, Eugene, of Hollidaysburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. She graduated ...

Devon Pfirsching

Devon Pfirsching, 15, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday. He was born in Altoona, son of Kurt Pfirsching and Misty Forlina. Surviving are his parents; a sister, Destinee Pfirsching (Tyler Lepore); grandparents, Karl and Sue Pfirsching; aunts and uncles: Dave and Michelle Auker ...

Michael A. Barroner

Michael A. Barroner, 46, Altoona, died Sunday morning at his residence, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Altoona, son of Philip C. Barroner and Cheryl A. Young. He married Kimberlee A. Luciano in Altoona. In addition to his wife, Kimberlee, and parents, Philip and Cheryl, and ...

Janet L. Claycomb

Janet L. Claycomb, 76, Claysburg, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s Mirror.

Pamela O. Jones

Pamela O. Jones, 77, New Paris, died Monday from complications after a stroke. She was born in Hartford, Conn., daughter of Ralph and Claire Ong. Pam grew up in Chicago and New Jersey, graduating from East Hanover Park High School in Hanover, N.J. She went on to study at Moore College of Art ...

Robert J. Knisely Sr.

Robert J. Knisely Sr., 68, Claysburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at the Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s Mirror.

Jonathan G. Krepps

Jonathan G. Krepps, 47, Lyleville, died unexpectedly Tuesday in the emergency department at UPMC Altoona, following an apparent heart attack. He was born in Altoona, son of Susan L. (Fiedor) Krepps and the late James G. Krepps Sr. Surviving are his mother of Mountaindale; two sons: ...

Joyce Lang

Joyce Lang, Cresson, died peacefully on Tuesday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Walter and Ida Mae (O’Neil) Skagerberg. On June 16, 1956, she married H.C. Lang in Cresson. Surviving are her husband, H.C. Lang; four children: H. Connell Jr. of Denver, Colo., Philip M. of ...

Thomas A. Lewis

Thomas A. Lewis, 61, Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Hazel (Clabaugh) Lewis and the late Thomas C. Lewis. Surviving are his mother of Martinsburg; two sisters: Shelby Knox and husband, Steve, of Oil City and Melody Speck ...

Bonnie Lee Lohr

Bonnie Lee Lohr, 83, Tyrone, died Monday. She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of Woodrow Wilson and Barbra Edith (Pope) Brown. Surviving are six children: Anna Lee Fisher, Carol Guerin, Charles Roub, Ron Roub, Shannon Lewis and Rod Roub; many grandchildren; and three siblings: Dave and Tom ...

John H. Mabry

John H. Mabry, 77, Ebensburg, died Tuesday. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Roy and Mary Anne (Jacobsky) Mabry. Surviving are children: Cynthia Lee Bennett (husband, Michael), John Michael Mabry and Amy Lynn Sherry (fiance, James Boggio); and four grandchildren. He was preceded in ...

John William ‘Bill’ Robison

John William “Bill” Robison, 68, Duncansville, passed away Wednesday after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James H. and Theresa (Suss) Robison. On June 22, 1974, he married Pamela Gardner. He is survived by his wife; son, Shaun (Nicky) Robison of ...

Debrah F. (Porta) Royer

Debrah F. (Porta) Royer, 62, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Bernard and Allene (Stewart) Porta. She married James H. Royer in 1986, and he preceded her in death in 2019, after 33 years of marriage. Surviving are her two ...

Caroline June Smith

Caroline June Smith, 92, Altoona, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2020, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be ...