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Thomas A. Yancey

Oct. 23, 1959 – Jan. 17, 2020

Yancey

Thomas A. Yancey, 60, Bellwood, died Friday morning at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Latrobe, son of the late John and Marie (Hollick) Yancey.

He is survived by a son, Christopher J. (Shirley) of Springfield, Va.; four daughters: Maria Y. (Chad) Daniels of Ligonier, Cara A. of Seneca Rocks, W. Va., Desirae N. of State College and Rozalyn A. of Duncansville; five grandchildren: Laurel, Hays, Ellis, Saoirse and Quinlan; a brother, Bill of Greensburg; a sister, Patricia Beredino of Hostetter; and his girlfriend, Lee Ann Thomas, with whom he resided.

He was preceded in death by infant son, Benjamin.

Thomas was a 1977 graduate of Greater Latrobe High School and a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He was veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired as a correctional officer at SCI Cresson. He was a member of Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona, the Swiss Club of Altoona and Bellwood American Legion.

Thomas enjoyed fishing, golfing and bowling.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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