Timothy J. McCloskey

March 21, 1956 – Sept. 16, 2021

Timothy J. McCloskey, 65, died Thursday,

Sept. 16, 2021, at Galveston Hospital in Texas. He was born in Altoona, a son of Paul J. McCloskey and Ruth A. (Geibel) Rumbaugh.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Ellen (Riner), whom he married on May 29, 1976, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Patton, two sons, Timothy Jr. (Melissa) of West Sunbury and Matthew of San Antonio, Texas; and four granddaughters, Brittany, Savanna, McKenzie and Kaitlin. He is also survived by his father, Paul J. McCloskey; a sister, Kathy (Jim) Stiver; and a brother, Michael (Mary) McCloskey, all of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth A. Rumbaugh and a granddaughter, Emily.

Timothy was a 1975 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School. He was very proud to be a 13-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, during which time he received many accolades.

Timothy will be remembered as being a person with a very big heart. He was very involved in church activities through the years. He was a very caring and giving person. His family, wife, sons and granddaughters meant everything to him.

A private graveside service, with Military Honors accorded by the Blair County Veterans Honor Guard, will be held at the convenience of the family at Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Duncansville, Pa.