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Obituaries

Michael L. ‘Red’ Harpster

Michael L. “Red” Harpster, 63, Flinton, died Friday at home. He was born in Spangler, son of the late Russ and Wildamae (Brink) Harpster. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, the former Margaret Johnson, whom he married June 11, 1977, in Irvona; his son, Michael (Brandy Lowe) of Rosebud; ...

Raymond T. ‘Rusty’ Hollen

Raymond T. ‘Rusty’ Hollen, 69, Loretto, died Thursday at home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wesley and Edith (Conrad) Hollen. He married his best friend, the former Nancy Conrad, 45 years ago. Surviving are his wife; his pride and joy daughter, Jillian Hollen-Archey (David) of ...

Gerald Miller

Gerald Miller, 89, Claysburg, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Claysburg, son of the late Franklin Earl and Ethel F. (Fleck) Miller. He married Helen I. Harr on June 11, 1954, in Winchester, Va. She preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 2005. Surviving are four children: Melody ...

Ray A. Nycum Jr.

Ray A. Nycum Jr., 81, Altoona, died early Saturday afternoon at UPMC Altoona, surrounded by his family. He was born in Altoona, a son of the late Ray A. Sr. and Margaret O. (Brown) Nycum. He married Susan J. Hazen in Altoona. Surviving are his wife, Sue; a son, Jeffrey A. Nycum and his wife, ...

Ruth C. O’Donnell

Ruth C. O’Donnell , 94, Ebensburg, died Wednesday at Amber Hills, Ebensburg. She was born in St. Augustine, daughter of the late Alphonsus and Romana Baker. She was preceded in death by her husband, John “Bill” in 1984, and brothers and sisters: Bernard, Fritz, Herman, Clarence, Charles, ...

Wilbert S. ‘Wib’ Adams

Wilbert S. “Wib” Adams, 83, of St. Augustine, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at his residence. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville. A complete obituary will appear in Monday’s Mirror.