Obituaries

07/02/1922 - 10/11/2021

Mary E. “Betty” Hoover July 2, 1922-Oct. 11, 2021 Mary E. “Betty” Hoover, 99, of Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, the daughter of the late Albert C. and ...


04/01/1927 - 10/06/2021

Frank B. “Sammy” Prebola April 1, 1927-Oct. 6, 2021 Frank B. “Sammy” Prebola, 94, of Hollidaysburg, formerly of Mountain Top, Pa. passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Plain...


06/30/1916 - 10/02/2021

Frances Ellen Adams June 30, 1916-Oct. 2, 2021 Frances Ellen Adams, 105 of Altoona, passed away Saturday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Frances was born in Oil City, Pa, the ...


03/19/1935 - 10/01/2021

Donald J. Grill March 19, 1935-Oct. 1, 2021 Donald J. Grill, 86, formerly of Altoona, passed away Friday at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Robert ...


11/04/1942 - 09/30/2021

R. Joseph Skelley Nov. 4, 1942-Sept. 30, 2021 R. Joseph Skelley, 79, of Altoona, passed away Thursday at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Altoona, the son of the late...


11/24/1934 - 09/26/2021

William Edward Lumadue Nov. 24, 1934-Sept. 26, 2021 William Edward Lumadue, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 26th. Bill was born in Altoona on November 24, 1934. He was a 1952 graduat...


08/02/1929 - 09/25/2021

Anna Jean Ruggery August 2, 1929 – September 25, 2021 Anna Jean Ruggery (Jean), 92, Hollidaysburg, peacefully passed away Saturday at her residence surrounded by her children. Jean was born in Alto...


09/25/1931 - 09/24/2021

Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Stephens Sept. 25, 1931-Sept. 24, 2021 Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Stephens, 89, of Altoona, formerly of Johnstown passed away Friday at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg. She was...


09/23/1930 - 09/24/2021

Thomas Francis Murphy Sept. 23, 1930-Sept. 24, 2021 Thomas Francis Murphy, 91, of Altoona, PA went to be with Our Lord on Thursday, September 24, 2021. He was born in Ashville, PA on September 23, 19...


Passed 09/19/2021

Joseph M. Hesser 1931-2021 On the afternoon of Sunday, September 19th, 2021, longtime Altoona and Baltimore resident, Joseph (Joe) Hesser left this world for the next just in time to celebrate his 6...


06/01/1934 - 09/17/2021

Patricia E. Sassano, 87, Altoona, passed away Friday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Ashville, daughter of the late Harry and Alice (Wills) Wills. On March 9, 1999, she married Richard Sas...


03/27/1932 - 09/16/2021

Stanford “Pete” James Cogan March 27, 1932-Sept. 16, 2021 Stanford “Pete” James Cogan, 89, of Riggles Gap, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, September 16, 2021. After an exten...


07/31/1921 - 09/15/2021

Julia O. Maillard July 31, 1921-Sept. 15, 2021 Julia O. Maillard, 100, of Altoona, passed away at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. She was born in Huntingdon the daughter of the late Joseph ...


03/29/1935 - 09/13/2021

Fiore A. “Babe” Pizzino March 29, 1935-Sept. 13, 2021 Fiore A. “Babe” Pizzino, 86, of Altoona, passed away on Monday, at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, the son of the late Francesco a...


07/25/1931 - 09/09/2021

Walter R. Gegenfurtner July 25, 1931-Sept. 9, 2021 It is with the deepest sorrow that the Gegenfurtner Family must announce the passing of Walter R. Gegenfurtner; beloved Husband, Father, Grand...


04/30/1948 - 09/07/2021

Barbara A. Dunn April 30, 1948-Sept. 7, 2021 Barbara A. Dunn, 73, of Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh. She was born in Altoona the daughter of the late Mary C. Fanella. Ba...


02/15/1930 - 09/06/2021

Frances K. “Frannie” Hesser February 15, 1930 – September 6, 2021 Frances Katherine “Frannie” (Jeirles) Hesser formerly of Altoona departed this earthly life surrounded by her children on Mo...


02/04/1924 - 08/30/2021

Rose Marie Nail February 4, 1924-August 30, 2021 Rose Marie Nail, 97, Altoona, passed away Monday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born in San Marco in Lamis, Foggia,...


12/09/1946 - 08/23/2021

Frank X. Stetter, Jr. Dec. 9, 1946-Aug. 23, 2021 Frank X. Stetter, 74, South Pasadena, Florida, formerly of Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona the so...


04/04/1931 - 08/20/2021

Sharon B. “Slim” Baker April 4, 1931 – August 20, 2021 Mr. Sharon B. “Slim” Baker, 90, of Altoona, died Friday at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. He was born in Bellwood, son of th...


11/10/1937 - 08/18/2021

Mary Ann Boyles Nov. 10, 1937-Aug. 18, 2021 Mary Ann Boyles, 83, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at her residence after a brief illness. She was born in Altoona, the daughter of the late Leo and Win...


11/30/1929 - 08/18/2021

S. Fay “Snooky” Schmitt Nov. 30, 1929-Aug. 18, 2021 S. Fay “Snooky” Schmitt, 91, of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Altoona then Duncansville, passed away Wednesday evening at her daughter and...


03/01/1925 - 08/16/2021

Ann M. Baumgartner March 1, 1925-Aug. 16, 2021 Ann M. Baumgartner, 96, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, ...


02/16/1925 - 08/12/2021

Carolyn A. “Toots” Kennedy Feb. 16, 1925 - Aug. 12, 2021 Carolyn A. “Toots” Kennedy, 96, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday at the Presbyterian Village. She was also known as “Gram” to ...


06/10/1933 - 08/12/2021

James “Jimmy” Luciano June 10, 1933-Aug. 12, 2021 James “Jimmy” Luciano, 88, Altoona, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Thursday at his residence after an extended illness. He ...


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