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Obituaries

Bruce Allen Woodring

Bruce Allen Woodring, 70, Altoona, died Tuesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jack W. and Hazel (Campbell) Woodring. Surviving are his wife, Janet (Davis); five children: Jamie (Adam) Kulikowski, Nicole (Christian) and Patrick Woodring, and David and Rachel Berger; two grandchildren; ...

Penny Jean (Burket) Beck

Penny J. Beck, 59, Altoona, formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Carl G. and A. JoAnn (Oakes) Burket. Surviving are her loving partner, Terry Brown of Altoona; three children: Stacy ...

Rose M. Buck

Rose M. Buck, 90, Carrolltown, died Friday. She was born in Carrolltown, daughter of the late Benjamin J. and Philomena (Miller) Yeckley. Surviving are two children: Karen (Benno) Bearer and Jane (Sam Jr.) LaMagna; five grandchildren; one step-grandson; and one step-great-grandchild. She was ...

Donald William ‘Don’ Cessna

Donald William “Don” Cessna, 82, Riverside, Calif., formally of Altoona, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease surrounded by his family. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Edward C. Cessna and Clara E. Love. He married Mary Gilliam on Nov. 12, ...

Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis, 78, Imler, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019. Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s Mirror.

Penny J. (Burket) Beck

Penny J. (Burket) Beck, 59, Altoona, formerly of Roaring Spring, died unexpectedly Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. Arrange­ments are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date.

Lida Maxine Deihl

Lida Maxine Deihl, 97, Huntingdon, died Wednesday at The Oaks at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late Charles Elmer and Irene (Warefield) Boonie. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Cutright Funeral Homes, 412 Main St., ...

George W. McArthur III

George W. McArthur III, 71, Panama City, Fla., died Thursday, April 4, 2019. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George Sr. and Phyllis McArthur. Surviving are his wife, Donna Stansberry-McArthur; seven children: Pam Wooten, Karin Stansberry, Clifford and Kelly McArthur, and Ed, Jon and ...

William Andrew Snyder

William Andrew Snyder, 44, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William F. Snyder and Patsy (Ewing) Stewart. Surviving are his mother, Patsy of Altoona; a sister, Jeannie Snowberger of Altoona; two brothers: Clint (Linda) Fink of ...

Eleanor Louise Clark

Eleanor Louise Clark, 102, formerly of Tyrone, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, Md. She was born in Juniata on Aug. 7, 1916, the first of eight children born to Walter and Ethel Burket. The family eventually settled in Bellwood, where Eleanor ...

Jeanette M. Cramer

Jeanette M. Cramer, 80, rural Martinsburg, passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Winslow, Maine, daughter of the late George M. and Lillian M. (LeBrasseur) MacDonald. On Feb. 14, 2007, she married George B. Cramer in Roaring Spring. Surviving are ...

Gerald A. Eberhart

Gerald A. Eberhart, 80, Cresson, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was born in Cresson, son of the late Lewis C. and Carolyn R. (Lilly) Eberhart. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Decker); four children: Judy Zabinski, Richard, ...

Daniel B. ‘Tucker’ Hoffman

Daniel B. “Tucker” Hoffman, 94, New Enter­prise, died Tuesday. He was born in New Enterprise RD, son of the late Daniel B. Sr. and Eliza (Dooley) Hoffman. Surviving are two children: Pamela (Daniel) Brallier and Richard (Rita); three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was ...

Rita Jean Hribik

Rita Jean Hribik, 89, Tipton, died early Wednesday morning at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. She was born in East Vandergrift, daughter of the late John A. and Frances Bernice (Kezes) Bernat. On Aug. 7, 1954, she married Edward Joseph Hribik at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, East Vandergrift, and he ...

David E. Ingram

David E. Ingram, 72, Duncansville, died Monday at his residence. He was born in Hollidays­burg, son of the late Harry W. and Erma M. (Rossman) Ingram. Surviving are four sisters: Doris Hainsey, Suzanne, Kathy and Linda Ingram, all of Altoona; four brothers: Ray of Duncansville, Rich of ...

Brandon P. Koehle

Brandon P. Koehle, 36, Altoona, lost his battle for life on Tuesday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, after a lengthy history of substance abuse and a prior head injury. He was born in Altoona, son of Anthony and Suzanne (Ergler) Koehle. He married Jennifer Gimigliano. Surviving ...

Warden P. Lee

Warden P. Lee, 78, Portage, died Tuesday. He was born in Lilly, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Gosman) Lee. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy (Babish); four children: Raymond, Richard and Diane Lee, and Deborah Stohon; many grandchildren; and five siblings: Adrian, Vernon, Gordon, Mary and ...

Timothy M. Maines Sr.

Timothy M. Maines Sr., 58, Osceola Mills, died Monday. He was born in Philipsburg, son of the late Mitchell Maines and Vida (Bumbarger) Maines Kennedy. Surviving are his wife, Christine (Evans) Maines; three children: Ariel, Timothy Jr. and Shantell Maines; and seven siblings: Walter, Fred, ...

Garry S. Metzgar

Garry S. Metzgar, 70, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday at Van Zandt VA Medical Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert and Helen (Salyards) Metzgar. Surviving are three brothers: Herb and Robert, both in Florida, and Kim of Duncansville. He was preceded in death by a ...

Thelma F. Steele

Thelma F. Steele, 94, Martinsburg, formerly of Loysburg, died Tuesday. She was born in Waterside, daughter of the late Warden and Bertha (Steele) Ebersole. Surviving are three daughters: Patricia (Ralph) Scott, Cindy (Jeffrey) Krill and Mitzi (Don) Heaton; seven grandchildren; and 16 ...