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Obituaries

E. Louise Frederick

E. Louise Frederick, 89, rural Martinsburg, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday morning. She was born in rural Martinsburg, daughter of the late Melvin H. and Gertrude Alice (Smith) Hamilton. On Jan. 24, 1948, she married Richard J. Frederick in Williamsburg. He preceded her in death on ...

Doris Catherine (Baker) Grossman

Doris Catherine (Baker) Grossman, 96, a resident of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, was reunited in death with her many loved ones in the kingdom of heaven on Tuesday. She was born in Chambersburg, daughter of Ross L. and Catherine M. (Bishop) Baker. She was a 1942 graduate of ...

Carolyn D. Hamill

Carolyn D. Hamill, 84, Hollidaysburg, passed away peacefully Tuesday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her children in a room filled with love, gratitude and admiration. The love, care and graciousness from all at Garvey Manor provided Carolyn an elegant transition to ...

Ruth Estelle Kimball

Ruth Estelle Kimball, 98, Altoona, passed away at peace in the arms of her savior on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Altoona First Southern Baptist Church, 903 N. Fourth St. (the corner of Ninth Avenue and Fourth Street, Juniata), ...

Ruth O. ‘Toots’ Love

Ruth O. “Toots” Love, 89, Houtzdale, died Thursday. She was born in Glen Hope, daughter of William and Virginia (Bailor) Thomas. Surviving are a son, Gregory (Julie); five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three siblings: Rexford, Mary Slother and Jean Smith. She was preceded in ...

Anita Richards

Anita Richards, 52, Altoona, passed away Saturday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Harold and the late Connie (McGeary) Myers. On June 20, 2009, she married John Richards. Surviving is her husband; a son, Eric Myers; a granddaughter; a sister, Beth Summers; two brothers: John and Robert ...

Hans D. Senne

Hans D. Senne, 76, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Bremen, Germany, son of the late Wilhelm and Gerda (Ebel) Senne. He married Jean Effland in 1965. Surviving are his wife of 55 years; a daughter, Gretchen Craig of Altoona; a son, Shawn, and wife, ...

Deborah R. Andrews

Deborah R. Andrews, 65, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Elkhart, Ind., daughter of the late Robert and Virginia (Bice) VanZandt. Surviving are a daughter, Rebecca L. Reilly of Altoona; four grandchildren: Michaela, David, Daniel and Jakob; and a brother, David ...

John A. Barnhill

John A. Barnhill, 61, Altoona, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Homers Gap Civic Center. Cremation service by Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.

Judy ‘Kim’ Corle

Judy “Kim” Corle, 64, Claysburg, passed away Sunday at her home. She was born in England, daughter of Anson and Peggy Corle. Surviving are her son, Daniel Corle; her brother, Mike Corle; her sister, Kay Hoffer; and two pets: Sally and Fred. Kim was known for her passion for animals, ...

Charles Merrel Crider Sr.

Charles Merrel Crider Sr., 82, Altoona, passed away Wednesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Merrell and Eleanor (Zimmerman) Crider. Surviving are three sisters: Judy Moyer, Eleanor (Donald) Thompson and Sheryl (Joseph) Crider; a brother, Duane (Lori) Crider; and his loving companion, ...

Kenneth E. DeLong

Kenneth E. DeLong, 79, Roaring Spring, passed away Sunday. He was born in Loganton County, son of Jack and Sara DeLong, also of Roaring Spring. Surviving are his wife, Zada L. DeLong; and a daughter, Yvonne Nonnenberg. He was preceded in death by his brother, John A. DeLong; and his ...

Wilma I. Fleck

Wilma I. Fleck, 89, Altoona, passed away Thursday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, surrounded by her loving family. Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2020, at Sorge Funeral and Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a memorial service will ...

David K. Foor Sr.

David K. Foor Sr., 81, Altoona, passed away Monday. He was born in Altoona, son of Fred H. Sr. and Lyle (Smith) Foor. In 1962, he married Alice Wogan, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Surviving are his wife; two sons: David Jr. in New Jersey and Scott and wife, Jackie, of ...

David L. Hoffman

David L. Hoffman, 73, Harrisburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Phillip and Ruth (Jones) Hoffman. He married Colleen Dittsworth. Surviving are his wife, Colleen of Harrisburg; a son, Eric (Elaine) Hoffman of Harrisburg; and ...

Michael E. Holesa

Michael E. Holesa, 63, Altoona, died Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Chambersburg, son of Edgar F. Robinson and the late Judith A. Holesa. Surviving are his father; one sister; two brothers; and his fiancee, Peggy Sue Kabore. At the request of the deceased, there will be no ...

Ruth Estelle Kimball

Ruth Estelle Kimball, 98, Altoona, passed away at peace in the arms of her savior on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Altoona First Southern Baptist Church, 903 N. Fourth St. (the corner of Ninth Avenue and Fourth Street, Juniata), ...

David W. Mallery

David W. Mallery, 61, Altoona, died Tuesday, March 3, 2020. He was born in Altoona, son of Elwood and Maebelle Mallery. In addition to his parents, surviving are his wife, Melanie Mallery; four children: Heather Beschler and husband, Jonah, Amy Coombs and husband, Tommy, David W. Mallery ...

Mary M. Morris

Mary M. Morris, 71, Everett, formerly of Hopewell, died Tuesday. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Robert H. and Geraldine M. (Ross) Foor. Surviving are her husband, Donald L. Morris; four sons: Donald L. (Oxana), Corrie Q. (Christine), Robert M. (Tracey) and Scott A. ...

Josie Mae (Carothers) Puskar

Josie Mae (Carothers) Puskar, 79, Irvona, died Wednesday. She was the daughter of Anna and Jack Swank and adoptive parents, Helen and Howard Shatzer. Surviving are husband, Randolph; children: Paul Carothers Jr., Sissy Sunday and Toni Campbell; many grandchildren; four siblings: Nancy Watkins, ...