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D. Alan Shade

Date of Death: 9/8/2017

D. Alan Shade

April 5, 1955 - Sept. 8, 2017

D. Alan Shade, 62, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly on Friday morning of natural causes at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of Donald I. and Shirlee (Green) Shade.

Surviving are his mother, Shirlee Shade of Hollidaysburg; and four cousins: Virginia (Elliott) Goldfarb of O’Fallon, Mo., Sherri Moore of Wyoming, Del., Wallace (Phyllis) Aspinwall of Waldron, Ark., and Douglas (Linda) Aspinwall of Berlin, Md.

James R. Aultman

Date of Death: 8/19/2017

James R. Aultman

Sept. 27, 1938 – Aug. 19, 2017


James R. Aultman, 78, Baltimore, MD, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Kenneth and Maxine (Gable) Aultman.

Surviving are two sisters: Nancy A. Hewitt of Hunt Valley, MD and Judith L. Aultman of Rochester, PA.

James was a 1956 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and a 1969 graduate of Penn State.

Robert Blair Luther

Date of Death: 8/27/2017

Robert Blair Luther

Nov. 23, 1958 – Aug. 27, 2017

Robert Blair Luther, 58, Geeseytown, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of Thomas and Marlene (Treese) Luther.

Surviving are two sons: Robert B. Jr. and girlfriend, Rebecca Baker, of Altoona, and Michael of East Brunswick, N.J.; his mother of Hollidaysburg; a brother, Paul T. (Carolyn) of Hollidaysburg; and his former wife, Pam of Altoona.

Paul W. Boland

Date of Death: 8/15/2017

Paul W. Boland

Aug. 9, 1938 - Aug. 15, 2017

Paul W. Boland, 79, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at his residence.

He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late William H. and Regina (Frank) Boland. In 1961, he married Linda R. Brua at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg.

Jacqueline Hopkins

Date of Death: 8/11/2017

Jacqueline Hopkins

Feb. 26, 1940 – Aug. 11, 2017


Jacqueline Ann (Miller) Hopkins, 77, Las Vegas, Nev., passed away peacefully on Friday.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Walter and Gladys Miller.

Surviving are two children: Jeffrey Hopkins and Michele (Hopkins) Walters, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandsons: Robert Howard and Cody Walters of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and a brother, Donald Miller of Altoona.

Barbara Anne Campbell

Date of Death: 7/31/2017

Barbara Anne Campbell

Jan. 6, 1950 - July 31, 2017

Barbara Anne Campbell, 67, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday morning at UPMC Altoona after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Luther and Minnie (Edwards) Bice. She married William Campbell, who preceded her in death.

Jacob A. "Moe" Rubritz

Date of Death: 7/23/2017

Jacob A. “MOE” Rubritz

August 30, 1928 - July 23, 2017

Jacob A. “Moe” Rubritz,88, Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at his residence.  He was born and raised in Geistown Borough, near Johnstown, son of the late George and Arzella (Costlow) Rubritz.

Edith E. Wysong

Date of Death: 7/10/2017


Edith E. Wysong

Sept. 29, 1926 - July 10, 2017

Edith E. Wysong, 90, Altoona, passed away Monday morning at her residence. 

She was born in Juniata, daughter of the late Duncan and Edith (Myers) Ferguson. On April 30, 1949, she married John W. Wysong in Greenwood, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1978.

Clara Margaret "Peg" Curran-Carey

Date of Death: 7/3/2017

Clara Margaret ‘Peg’ Curran-Carey

Sept. 6, 1921 - July 3, 2017

Clara Margaret “Peg” Curran-Carey, 95, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday afternoon at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Paul R. and Catherine (Stormer) Curran. On July 5, 1947, she married Robert Sylvester Carey at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and he preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1991.

Daryle (Wolf) Withington

Date of Death: 6/29/2017

Mrs. Daryle (Wolf) Withington (95) died June 29, 2017.
She was born October 24, 1921 in Ebensburg, PA, daughter of the late John Anthony and Edna (Evans) Wolf.
After graduating from Ebensburg’s schools, Daryle joined the editorial department of Modern Industry magazine in New York City where she rose through the ranks to become Production Manager. She moved to Fairfield, Connecticut to accept a similar position with a chain of newspapers and, in 1952 married Chester Merrill Withington, Jr., editor of The Fairfield News. They resided in Connecticut for 38 years.

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