Sheryl F. Umstead

March 16, 1944 – Nov. 14, 2019


Sheryl F. Umstead, 75, Duncansville, passed away early Thursday morning at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George W. and Phyllis E. (Brown) McArthur. On Sept. 7, 1963, she married George H. Umstead.

In addition to her husband of 56 years, surviving are four children: Sheri L. (Scott) Ellis in North Carolina, Steven M. (Michele) Umstead of Bellwood, Brian M. (Rhonda) Umstead of Altoona and Jill (Daniel) Healy in North Carolina; eight grandchildren: Tyler Ellis, Jamie Ellis, Brittany (Nicholas) Degol, Steven Umstead Jr., Alex Umstead, Kaitlyn Umstead, Patrick Healy and Matthew Healy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: George W. McArthur III and Dennis W. McArthur.

Sheryl was a 1962 graduate of Altoona High School. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, Pastor John Collins officiating.