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Obituaries

Bonnie Lee Baughman

Bonnie Lee Baughman, 74, State College, died Friday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Dean and Imogene (Miller) Halbritter. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Christine Halbritter of Hatfield; a niece, Aimee Taylor (Jeff), of Mickleton, ...

Terry L. Brumbaugh

Terry L. Brumbaugh, 72, East Freedom, died Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Elvin and Mae (Amick) Brumbaugh. He married Juanita F. Dawson. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Angelita (Ryan) Johnson of ...

James Byerly

James Byerly, 38, Tyrone, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Clearfield, son of Carolyn Kyler. Surviving are his mother; two daughters: Kassidi and Karli Byerly; a brother, Jeffrey Kyler; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral ...

Beverly A. Skelton

Beverly A. Skelton, 77, Tyrone, died Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of Robert L. and Clara (Carson) Dean. Surviving are four daughters: Delores, Bobbi Williams and Brenda Savino of Tyrone and Kathy of Altoona; eight grandchildren; 13 ...

Sherry A. Thomas

Sherry A. Thomas, 50, Claysburg, passed away Saturday at home. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of Orville and Sally (Strayer) Lingenfelter. She married Randy E. Thomas on Dec. 18, 2007, in Roaring Spring. Surviving are her parents; her husband; two daughters: Daisy and Randi Thomas: ...

Jack Earl Waite

Jack Earl Waite, 92, Tyrone, died Sunday, June 9, 2019. Friends will be received from 3 until the 4 p.m. memorial service on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Faith Alliance Church, Fuoss Mills. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by Richard H. Searer Funeral Home ...

Ned Zimmerman

Ned Zimmerman, 97, Hopewell, died Saturday at Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. He was born in Riddlesburg, son of the late Kiah and Mazie (Burket) Zimmerman. He married Mary Virginia Keifman. Surviving are two children: Leslie and Cheryl Weaver; four grandchildren; eight ...

Dorothy A. ‘Dottie’ Babiak

Dorothy A. “Dottie” Babiak, 92, Duncansville, formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Health­care Center, Altoona. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a ...

Kathryn C. (Smeal) Fagan

Kathryn C. (Smeal) Fagan, 69, Antis Township, died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John Sr. and Alice (Suckling) Smeal. Surviving are a brother, John, and a sister, Judith Jantz. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. “Red” Fagan Sr. Friends ...

Justin Allen Garlick

Justin Allen Garlick, 40, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday of a coronary aneurism after a brief illness. He was born in Altoona, son of Preston D. Garlick Sr. and Karen Marty. Surviving are his father and mother, Preston D. Garlick Sr. and Brenda L. Hollingworth Garlick in ...

Rita H. Gleason

Rita H. Gleason, 99, Joliet, Ill., died Friday, May 24, 2019. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Eleanora Grassi. Surviving are her children: Michael (Peggy) Gleason and Mary Pat (Richard) Finn; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in ...

Gail F. Jarrett

Gail F. Jarrett, 80, Duncansville, passed away Thursday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona. She was born in Duncans­ville, daughter of the late James and Barbara (Stonerook) Bougher. Surviving are four children: Craig Thompson and wife, Sharon, Roderick ...

Cody Kephart

Cody Kephart, 24, Portage, died Thursday after an accident. He was born in Johnstown, son of David A. Sr. and Elise (Zaman) Kephart. Surviving are his parents; his fiancee, Alexa; a brother, Caleb (Vanessa); his grandfather, the Rev. Charles Kephart; and maternal grandparents: Leslie and Mary ...

Ellen Mary Little

Ellen Mary Little, 89, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning at Presbyter­ian Village at Hollidays­burg. She was born in Albany, N.Y., daughter of the late Frank J. and Eva June (Lykens) McManus. She married Paul A. Little on Aug. 2, 1950, in Winchester, Va. Surviving are her ...

Marcella S. McCulloch

Marcella S. McCulloch, 90, of North Kingstown, R.I., and formerly of Fleming Island, Fla., passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Raymond J. and Agnes K. Sheedy. She was the wife of the late John Vincent McCulloch. Surviving are five children: ...

Maryanne Steele

Maryanne Steele, 59, Duncansville, died Wednes­day at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ronald E. and Martha C. (Hauk) Crookshank. She married Donald W. Steel. Surviving are her husband; two daughters: Amy L. Crookshank and Shannon M. Bertram; three grandchildren; and ...

Eric Scott Wood

Eric Scott Wood, 45, Spartanburg, S.C., passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. He was born in Pittsburgh, the beloved son of Bill and Jane Wood. In addition to his parents, surviving are his beloved brother and nephew, Barrett Wood and Trent Wood. Eric graduated from Altoona Area High School ...

Donna A. Burk

Donna A. Burk, 82, Gallitzin, died Thursday. She was born in Gallitzin RD, daughter of the late Alexander and Amy (Flaitz) Williamson. Surviving are her husband, Patrick R.; a daughter, Donna “Chickie” (Hank) Colyer; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Burk; two grandchildren; and two ...

Carolyn J. ‘Chubby’ Ceccoli

Carolyn J. “Chubby” Ceccoli, 80, Indiana, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Rose Haven Personal Care Home. She was born in 1939, in Barnesboro (now Northern Cambria), to Romeo and Carmella (Caligiuri) Sabella. Surviving are a daughter, Angela M. Corte and husband, Mark, of Indiana; three ...

Dennis E. DeLeo, DDS

Dennis E. DeLeo, DDS, 75, Altoona, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona, after an accident suffered at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late David and Mary (Romadella) DeLeo. On Aug. 10, 1968, he married Mary Katherine Hill in Morgantown, W.Va. In addition to his wife, surviving ...