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Helene Wade-Ackeret

Date of Death: 1/4/2018

Helene Wade-Ackeret

Sept. 16, 1928 - Jan. 4, 2018

Helene Wade-Ackeret, 89, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday evening at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.

She was born in Johnstown, daughter of the late Stewart and Emma (Stein) Brown. She was twice married; first to Richard S. Wade in 1954 who preceded her in death in 1994 and then to her second husband, James Ackeret in 2006 and he preceded her in death in 2017.

Lillian B. Beck

Date of Death: 1/2/2018

Lillian B. Beck

June 3, 1913 – Jan. 2, 2018

 

Lillian B. Beck, 104, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Mineola, N.Y.

Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death in 1985.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Wanser Hoover of Hollidaysburg; a son, Gary E. Beck of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Hazel L. Weise

Date of Death: 12/29/2017

Hazel L. Weise

Sept. 7, 1931 – Dec. 29, 2017

Hazel L. Weise, 86, Duncansville, passed away Friday morning at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Donald and Elizabeth (Wilt) Varner. She was raised by the late Elmer and Pearl (Anderson) Helsel. She married Lester M. Weise on June 9, 1951, in Cumberland, Md.

Esther Clapper

Date of Death: 11/29/2017

Esther Clapper

March 17, 1932 – November 29, 2017

Esther Clapper, 85, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday morning at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.  She was born in Flowing Spring, daughter of the late Lincoln Andrew and Elda Elaine (Sweitzer) Hicks.  She married Elvin Vaughn Clapper March 24, 1949 in Williamsburg and he preceded her in death on September 29, 2008.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Sara L. Zolna

Date of Death: 11/14/2017

Sara L. Zolna

Dec. 8, 1948 - Nov. 14, 2017

Sara Zolna, 68, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at her residence. 

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Josephine (Lenhart) Nidetch.  On May 31, 1968 she married Clive Umbower in Carson Valley and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1994.

Arlene E. Bush

Date of Death: 11/7/2017

Arlene E. Bush

April 18, 1942 - November 7, 2017

Arlene E. Bush, 75, Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday evening at UPMC Altoona.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Archibald and Audrey (Holt) McGee.

She married Joe Johnson Bush on May 2, 1980 in Duncansville and he preceded her in death May 31, 2010.

She is survived by three granddaughters: Casey Jolene Garlock, Elizabeth Ann Fausey, and Jessica Arlene Fausey; and two great-grandchildren: Kayden James Meyers, and Bellatrix LaWren Garlock.

Craig C. Campbell

Date of Death: 10/30/2017

Craig C. Campbell

May 31, 1962 – Oct. 30, 2017

Craig C. Campbell, 55, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday evening at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh after an extensive battle with leukemia.

He was born in Altoona, son of Willard E. Campbell and the late Donna M. (Shinafelt) Campbell. On April 2, 2011, he married Christine Glidden at First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg.

Patricia A. Evans

Date of Death: 10/25/2017

Patricia A. Evans

March 7, 1929 - Oct. 25, 2017

Patricia A. Evans, 88, Duncansville, passed away Wednesday morning at her residence.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Edward and Julia (Smith) Irwin. On Jan. 5, 1951, she married William F. Evans in Morton, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1992.

Surviving are three nieces: Sue McFarland (Doug) Wilson, Pamela McFarland Weaver and Linda Simpson McFarland; many grand-nieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews; and a

Anna L. Macionsky

Date of Death: 10/24/2017

Anna L. Macionsky

Dec. 21, 1918 - Oct. 24, 2017

Anna L. Macionsky, 98, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday morning at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg.

She was born at home in Claysburg, daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Verbonitz) Berrich. On June 25, 1939, she married Steve J. Macionsky at St. Ann Catholic Church, Claysburg, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2002.

Barbara J. Weakland

Date of Death: 10/12/2017

Barbara J. Weakland

May 23, 1924 – October 12, 2017

Barbara J. Weakland, 93, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.  She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Basil and Mary (Kane) Weakland. 

Surviving are; two brothers:  William Weakland of San Clemente, CA and Archbishop Rembert Weakland of Milwaukee, WI; two sisters:  Marian D. Weber, of Duncansville and Leora (Gene) Forney in CA; niece, Paula Scaramozzino; as well as other nieces and nephews.

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