Obituaries

Larry A. Treese

Larry A. Treese, 73, Clappertown, rural Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday afternoon during a rehabilitation stay at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. He was born in Williamsburg, son of the late C. Albert and Elsie (Novak) Treese. On June 4, 1966, he married Barbara D. Gorsuch in ...

Shirley L. Wagner

Shirley L. Wagner, 69, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care. Friends will be received from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, where a memorial service in Shirley’s honor will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday. ...

Donald Paul Becker

Donald Paul Becker, 92, Adelphi, Md., formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harry F. and Ceila G. (McDonough) Becker. Surviving are three children: John Michael Becker, Annette Marie O’Brien and Edward Paul Becker; six ...

Richard A. Conrad

Richard A. Conrad, 73, Altoona, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, the Rev. Paula Schmitt officiating. ...

Harry Thomas David

Harry Thomas David, 92, Duncansville, died Tuesday evening at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata. A funeral service will be held at 11 ...

Harry Robert ‘Bob’ Gibbons

Harry Robert “Bob” Gibbons, 81, Ashville, died Saturday at the Hollidays­burg Veterans Home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harry A. “Rick” and Hilda M. (Yahner) Gibbons. Surviving are four children: Stephen (Susan Knueve) of Huber Heights, Ohio, Kevin (Barbara Speck) of ...

Melvin E. Kintz Jr.

Melvin E. Kintz Jr., 80, Duncansville, passed away Sunday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, after an extended illness. He was born in Chester, Pa., son of the late Melvin E. Kintz and Nannie M. Vanaman. On Oct. 19, 1968, he married Catherine Feathers in ...

John J. Kodosky

John J. Kodosky, 94, Lilly, was called to eternal rest on the eve of Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late Joseph and Mary Kodosky. Surviving are a brother, Robert Kodosky; two sisters: Mary Savukas and husband, C. Ray, and Anna Wozniak and ...

Betty M. McClellan

Betty M. McClellan, 86, Glasgow, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Irvona, daughter of the late Sheldon and Rose (Hockenberry) Brink. On June 30, 1949, she married George R. “Peanuts” McClellan in Glasgow, and he died Sept. 26, 1992. Surviving are five children: Sondra I. ...

Kathleen R. Meintel

Kathleen R. Meintel, 62, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona daughter of the late Leo and Betty (Bowers) Meintel. Surviving are a sister, Marjorie Meintel in Williamsburg; her aunt, Theresa Gallagher of Altoona; and several cousins. A memorial service will be ...

Gordon Earl ‘Gitch’ Richards

Gordon Earl “Gitch” Richards, 83, Altoona, died Tuesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Pearl Mabel (Bradley) and stepfather, James W. Beaver. Surviving are his wife, Mary Jane (Hale); two daughters: Robin N. (Tom) Allen and Bonnie Lou (Mike) Glunt; four grandchildren; eight ...

Sylvia M. Santoni

Sylvia M. Santoni, 92, Altoona, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s Mirror.

Donald Francis Stanley

Donald Francis Stanley, 80, Altoona, died Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2019, at his residence. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in Thurs­day’s Mirror.

Paul V. Thompson

Paul V. Thompson, 84, Lee Center, N.Y., passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Eugene and Edith Leonard Thompson, and graduated from Hollidaysburg High School in 1952. On May 8, 1954, Paul was united in marriage to the former Marian Moyer at St. ...

Larry A. Treese

Larry A. Treese, 73, rural Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 8, 2019, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martins­burg. Arrange­ments are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Nelda L. Bayle

Nelda L. Bayle, 96, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martins­burg, passed away early Monday morning at the home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George and Pauline (Moyer) Flick. She married Robert G. Bayle, who preceded her in death in 1984. Surviving are three ...

Julia Fields

Julia Fields, 77, Portage, died Sunday. She was the daughter of the late William Sr. and Julia (Cehelnik) Oatman. Surviving are her husband, Merle E.; three daughters: Patricia (Floyd) Miller-Fritz, Leesa (Dany) Onder and Julia (Steve) Fields; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and ...

Tyler J. Gehret

Tyler J. Gehret, 24, Altoona, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. He was born in Altoona, son of David J. and the late Jo Ann (Hayes) Gehret. Surviving are a daughter, Adalyn Rose; his father; a sister, Megan (Chad) Albright; two brothers: Cameron and Brent Gehret; his grandmother, Nancy ...

Melvin E. Kintz Jr.

Melvin E. Kintz Jr., 80, Duncansville, passed away Sunday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after an extended illness. He was born in Chester, son of the late Melvin E. Kintz and Nannie M. Vanaman. On Oct. 19, 1968, he married Catherine Feathers in Claysburg. Surviving ...

Jessie D. Shultz

Jessie D. Shultz, 78, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Williams­burg, son of the late Warren H. and Chloe (Lewis) Shultz. On Feb. 3, 1968, he married Anna H. McCarthy. Surviving are his wife; three children: Paula Lafferty, Brandon Shultz and Jeffery Shultz, all of ...