Stevens Mortuary

Christina Datris Frank

Date of Death: 3/24/2020

Christina Datris Frank

July 25, 1935 – March 24, 2020

Christina Datris Frank, born in Altoona to John and Marcella (Brandt) Datris, passed away on Tuesday at UPMC Altoona, following a brief illness.

She was one of six children, survived by sister, Helen Grimme and preceded in death by brothers: Eugene and James Datris; and sisters: Cecelia Maher and Frances Kies.

Regina F. 'Gina' Laird

Date of Death: 3/21/2020

Regina F. ‘Gina’ Laird

Feb. 25, 1960 – March 21, 2020

Regina F. “Gina” Laird, 60, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at her residence.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel and Louise (Grillo) Coen. 

Sally Ann Rehnstrom

Date of Death: 3/22/2020

Sally Ann Rehnstrom

April 10, 1934 – March 22, 2020

Sally Ann Rehnstrom, 85, Altoona, passed away Sunday at her residence.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul and Rose (Kovacic) Carnicella.  She married Arthur E. Rehnstrom on Nov. 4, 1961.

Surviving are her husband; a son, Douglas (Martine) A. Rehnstrom of Reston, VA; two daughters:  Maria L. Pealstrom of Irwin and Kristen (Christopher) P. Mock of Altoona; and four grandchildren:  Erika, Dustin, Lysander and Brandon.

Michael A. Hogans

Date of Death: 3/15/2020


Oct.3, 1963 – March 15, 2020

Michael A. Hogans, 56, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning at home.  He was born in Altoona, the son of Daniel W. and Barbara Hogans.

Bonnie J. 'Bunny' Tyler

Date of Death: 3/11/2020

Blanche J. ‘Bunny’ Tyler

April 5, 1940 – March 11, 2020

UPDATE:  Due to concerns of the COVID-19 virus, services for Blanche J. 'Bunny' Tyler, scheduled for a 4 to 6 p.m. visitation followed by a 6 p.m. service, Friday, March 20, 2020 have been postponed until a later date. An announcement will be published in the Altoona Mirror when the services are rescheduled.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave, Altoona.

June L. Amrhein

Date of Death: 3/10/2020

June L. Amrhein

Dec. 5, 1929 – March 10, 2020

June L. Amrhein, 90, Bellwood, passed away Tuesday at Maybrook Hills Rehab. and Health Care Center.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lewis and Ethel (Wilson) Lysinger.  She married Charles W. “Bud” Amrhein on June 12, 1954 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 2018.

Faith M. McKinney

Date of Death: 3/7/2020

Faith M. McKinney

Jan. 30, 1963 – March 7, 2020

Faith M. McKinney, 57, Somerset, passed away Saturday at Siemon’s Lakeview Manor Nursing and Rehab. Center in Somerset.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lew A. Sr. and Beverly D. (Cullen) McKinney.

Surviving are a brother, Lew A. McKinney Jr. of Altoona; and two sisters:  Sheila K. Mort of Cohoes, NY and Beverly D. “Sis” Noel of Altoona; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Faith was a graduate of Altoona High School.

Michael F. Brown

Date of Death: 3/8/2020

Michael F. Brown

Feb. 24, 1970 – March 8, 2020

Michael F. Brown, 50, Altoona, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona following a massive stroke.  Mike was born at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. to Francis and Patricia (Jones) Brown. 

Surviving are his parents; three daughters: Allison, Ava and Sophie; and three siblings: Maggie Jones, Joseph Brown and Leslie Turner.

Mike was a 1988 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School. 

Peter A. Gallace

Date of Death: 3/8/2020

Peter A. Gallace

Feb. 13, 1925 – March 8, 2020

Peter A. Gallace, 95, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona.  He was born in Altoona, son of the late Domenic and Angeline (Oliver) Gallace.

Surviving are a sister, Josephine, with whom he resided; a niece, Carol Parris and her children, Mike Parris (Tina) and Kara Parris (Pete); his nephew, John Gallace (Betsy) and their children, Don, Becca, Jimmy and Tony; his special cousin, Virginia (Dave) Seidel and many other cousins.

David L. Hoffman

Date of Death: 3/2/2020

David L. Hoffman

June 30, 1946 - March 2, 2020

David L Hoffman, 73, Harrisburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Monday at his residence.  He was born in Altoona, son of the late Phillip and Ruth (Jones) Hoffman.  He married Colleen Dittsworth

Surviving are his wife, Colleen of Harrisburg; a son, Eric (Elaine) Hoffman of Harrisburg; and several nieces and nephews.

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