×

Obituaries

Adam Matthew Zook

Adam Matthew Zook, 21, Tyrone, died Sunday at Grove City Medical Center. He was born in State College, son of Randall Wade and Bobbi Jo (O’Brien) Zook. Surviving are his parents: Randall W. Zook (Geralden) of Altoona and Bobbi Jo O’Brien (Paul) of Tyrone; grandparents: Robert and Susie ...

Mary C. Costlow

Mary C. Costlow, 92, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the Manor. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

Ruth Ann (Shoeman) Davis

Ruth Ann Davis, 68, Altoona, passed away Saturday at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Betty (Langer) Shoeman. On July 24, 1967, she married William M. “Bill” Davis Sr. in Altoona. Surviving are ...

Dustin P. DelMastro

Dustin P. DelMastro, 39, Altoona, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of Peter M. DelMastro and Cynthia L. (Williams) Hemcher and the father who raised him, Jim Hemcher. Surviving are his father of Cresson; his parents of Altoona; his life ...

Christopher S. Gurekovich

Christopher S. Gurekovich, 59, of Tyrone died Monday at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. He was born in Tyrone, son of the late Francis Sr. and Gail (Miller) Gurekovich. On Dec. 20, 1997, he married Jana L. Wesoloski in Altoona. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Heather Lynn Eyer (Joseph) of ...

David ‘Uncle Butch’ Hollern

David “Uncle Butch” Hollern, at some age between 53 and 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends, giving this world one last smile on Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Bernard L. and Genevieve E. (Wilson) Hollern. He leaves behind his beloved dog, ...

Douglas W. Hoover

Douglas W. Hoover, 60, Roaring Spring, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his residence. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, East Freedom.

Delores ‘Gerri’ Klein

Delores “Gerri” Klein, 89, died Friday. She was born in Portage, daughter of the late Steve and Julia (Spinner) Lengel. Surviving are three children: Toni Maiolo, John Klein Jr. and Kim Klein; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and four siblings: William, Eugene, Stephen Jr. and ...

Charles W. ‘Bud’ Leighty

Charles W. “Bud” Leighty, 88, Altoona, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harold and Laura (Brightbill) Leighty. On Dec. 20, 1952, he married Mary Lou Gates, who preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 2013. Surviving is a son, Jerry W. ...

Nicholas J. Padula Jr.

Nicholas J. Padula Jr., 81, Tipton, died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Mirror.

Michael E. Pfister

Michael E. Pfister, 72, Altoona, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert W. and Margaret V. (Simm) Pfister. On Oct. 11, 1986, he married Ronilda DaSilva Calmon in Altoona. Surviving are his wife; two sons: Brian Pfister in ...

Dorothy L. Pike

Dorothy L. Pike, 87, Hollidaysburg, died Friday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John and Vivian (Rhodes) Lyons. Surviving are three daughters: Kathie Masic, Sharon Shock and Robin Ritchey; a sister, Mary Ann Slates; and many grandchildren. A memorial service will ...

Ruthie R. Aungst

Ruthie R. Aungst, 62, formerly of Roaring Spring, died Friday, June 21, 2019. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of John O. and Margaret S. Aungst. Surviving are her husband, Jerald Bolt; two children: Paul David and Christine Renee Chung; three grandchildren; a stepdaughter; ...

Michael J. Bradley

Michael J. Bradley, 70, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Sankertown, son of the late Arthur and Genevieve (Stock) Bradley. Surviving are three daughters: Tammy Seese, Denise Courtot and Brenda Seymore; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Connie; and four ...

Gordon E. Darnell

Gordon E. Darnell, 68, Riggles Gap, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Richard and Jeni A. (McCaleb) Darnell. He married Kimberly A. Rudasill at the Fourth Lutheran Church by the Rev. Emil ...

Ruth Ann (Shoeman) Davis

Ruth Ann (Shoeman) Davis, 68, Altoona, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. A complete obituary will ...

Dustin P. DelMastro

Dustin P. DelMastro, 39, Altoona, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at the funeral home. A complete obituary will ...

Robert C. Ketenheim

Robert C. Ketenheim, 92, Level Green, passed away Thursday at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Cresson, son of the late George W. and Eva M (Teichmann) Ketenheim. Surviving are four children: Bob (Patti) of York, Kathy (Bill) and PJ of Jacksonville, Fla., and Peggy ...

Harry R. Pellegrine

Harry R. Pellegrine, 83, Altoona, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 ...

Kenneth W. Watson

Kenneth W. Watson, 86, Johnstown, died Saturday. His parents were the late Kenneth W. and Carrie (Kennsinger) Watson. Surviving are a daughter, Debbie; two grandchildren; three sisters: Linda, Grace and Corine “Dolly.” He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane (Brenizer), a son, Jerry L.; ...