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Obituaries

Luca Angelo Suarez

Luca Angelo Suarez, infant, Altoona, was born and went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. Surviving are his parents, Cesar Arnaldo Suarez Sr. and Milagros Nadine Rivera; a brother, Cesar Arnaldo Suarez, Jr.; one other brother; and three sisters. Services will be held ...

Joseph C. Thompson

Joseph C. Thompson, 83, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Morrisville, after an extended illness. He was born in Newry, son of Eugene and Edith Thompson. Surviving are his wife, Linda Thompson; six children: Elizabeth, Joseph, Jolanda, Jackie, Debbie and Gary; many grandchildren and ...

Dr. Jack Ellsworth Watson

Dr. Jack Watson, 81, died Sunday at Baysmont House in Kingsport, Tenn. He was born in Robertsdale, son of Ella Nagle and John Watson. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Joyce; a daughter, Cari J. (Clark) Parker; two sons: Stephen T. Watson and Scott A. (Shana) Watson; five grandchildren: ...

Nancy (Bowser) Batzel

Nancy (Bowser) Batzel, 81, Everett, died Monday. She was born in Everett, daughter of the late S. Clyde and Kathryn (Rinard) Bowser. Surviving are her husband, Fred A.; a son, Mark; a daughter, Lori (DJ) Troutman; and a grandson, Drake Troutman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in ...

Clair Rollin Dick

Clair Rollin Dick, 80, Lynchburg, Va., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at Heartland Hospice in Lynchburg, Va. He was born in East Freedom, son of the late Chester and Mabel Dick. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, the former Donna Pittman; two sons: Steven and wife, Laura, of ...

Jacalyn L. (Vocco) Hayes

Jacalyn L. (Vocco) Hayes, 66, Hollidaysburg, died Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John and Stella (Kunsman) Vocco. Surviving are her fiance, Mike Mowery; two sons: Randy Lee and Justin Hayes (Shantelle); numerous grandchildren; three ...

Elvin G. Liebegott

Elvin G. Liebegott, 97, formerly of Duncansville, died Friday at Kelly Manor, York. He was born in Duncansville, son of the late M. Luther and Jeanette (Graham) Liebegott. On July 12, 1945, he married Jean Clites and she preceded him in death in 2010. Surviving are a daughter, Susan ...

Joanne Bressler Nulton

Joanne Bressler Nulton, 85, Bellemead, formerly of Tyrone, died Tuesday at Graystone Manor at Bellmeade. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of McDonald Hadden and Clara (Hitchings) Bressler. On March 20, 1952, she married Charles “Peany” Nulton in Tyrone. Surviving are her husband of 67 ...

George W. Servello

George W. Servello, 80, Altoona, died unexpectedly Saturday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Alvin and Catherine (Bickel) Servello. On April 20, 1960, he married Dorothy Bigelow, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2018. Surviving are four sons: David Servello ...

John L. ‘Jack’ Stevens

John L. “Jack” Stevens, 77, Everett, died Sunday. He was born in Amsbury, son of Genieve (Volk) and stepfather, George McConnell. Surviving are his wife, Myra (Booterbaugh) Stevens; daughters: Stephanie Calhoun, Samantha Foor and Shannon Long; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and ...

Joseph Alexander Stephane Allard

Joseph Alexander Stephane Allard, 91, Altoona, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness. He was born in Leominster, Mass., the eldest son of Philippe and Bellona (Desserres) Allard. Following high school graduation, he ...

John R. Banyas Jr.

John R. Banyas Jr., 68, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday. He was born in McKeesport and grew up in West Mifflin, the son of John R. Sr. and Mathilda (Csebrenyak) Banyas. Surviving are brothers: David F. (Betsy), Leslie J. (Joann), Thomas P. (Karen); a sister, Marian J. (Jeff) ...

Edward Donald Estep Sr.

Edward Donald Estep Sr., 91, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born at home in Canoe Creek, son of the late John and Nettie (Colbert) Estep. He married Ann Dietrick in 1972, and she preceded him in death in 2014. Surviving are a daughter, Margaret C. of Hollidaysburg; two ...

George Edward Estok

George Edward Estok, 72, Sidman, died Saturday. He was born in Beaverdale, son of the late Michael and Mary Ellen (Townend) Estok. Surviving are his wife, Claudia (Swope); children: Matthew, Douglas and Deanna; four grandchildren; and siblings: Michael Estok, Richard Kestermont, Fran Milazzo ...

Mary Ann Hammond

Mary Ann Hammond, 65, Patton RD, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Gordon and Rose (Darling) Fillman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy “Timbre,” on Feb. 28, 2015; a nephew, Jim Fillman; a great-nephew, Andy Runk; a ...

Anna I. (Perkins) Jameson

Anna I. (Perkins) Jameson, 76, Altoona, passed away Friday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Francis and Anna (Oberleitner) Perkins. Surviving are her children: Carol Ann, Shelly I., James B. and Frederick H. Jameson. At Anna’s request, all ...

Elvin G. Liebegott

Elvin G. Liebegott, 97, formerly of Duncansville, died Friday at Kelly Manor, York. He was born in Duncansville, son of the late M. Luther and Jeanette (Graham) Liebegott. On July 12, 1945, he married Jean Clites and she preceded him in death in 2010. Surviving are a daughter, Susan ...

Thelma Jean Noye Poorman

Thelma Jean Noye Poorman, 94, formerly of Altoona passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in San Marcos, Calif. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Nellie (Colyer) Noye. She was married to Charles Henry Poorman Jr. of Philipsburg. Surviving are five children: Victoria Mann ...

Aaron B. Sanders

Aaron B. Sanders, 70, Altoona, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Philadelphia, son of Aaron Sanders Sr. and Bertha Lee Patrick. Surviving are a daughter, Sonya Hooper of Philadelphia; four grandchildren: Dayjua, Westley, Tyrese and Iyanna; two sisters: Mary and ...

Joann R. Smith

Joann R. Smith, 81, Cresson, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, at her residence. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Joseph and Izora “Dolly” (McMullen) Eger. Surviving are two children: Ernie Smith (Debbie) and Michael Smith (Kim Harris), all of Cresson; six ...