Stevens Mortuary

Gertrude A "Trudy" Wapner

Date of Death: 8/22/2017

Gertrude A. “Trudy” Wapner

October 9, 1921-August 22, 2017

Gertrude A. “Trudy” Wapner, 95, Altoona, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Resig) Kimmel. On November 9, 1946, she married Joseph Wapner, and he preceded her in death on August 6, 1983. 

Surviving are two daughters:  JoAnn Wapner and Helen Stadelman and a grandson, Ryan Wapner.

Charles L. "Chuck" Thurston, Jr.

Date of Death: 8/21/2017

Charles L. “Chuck” Thurston, Jr.

July 29, 1947 – August 21, 2017

Charles L. “Chuck” Thurston, Jr., 70, of Strasburg, VA, passed away Monday at the Martinsburg WV Veterans Medical Center.  He was born in Clearfield, son of the late Charles L. and Jean (Camberg) Thurston, Sr.  He married Nena Kay Hann who preceded him in death on January 28, 2012.

Marcella Jane Adams

Date of Death: 8/21/2017

Marcella Jane Adams

December 10, 1926-August 21, 2017

Marcella Jane Adams, 90, Altoona, died Monday at her home surrounded by her family and with her husband of 71 years at her side.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles Freeman and Agnes Rosanna (Burgoon) Wolf.  She married Edward “Ted” F. Adams on July 4, 1946.

Eva M. Duncan

Date of Death: 8/18/2017

Eva M. Duncan

October 4, 1931-August 18, 2017

Eva M. “Gram” Duncan, 85, Altoona, passed away Friday at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Leo and Eva (Flaherty) MacCourtney.  On September 5,1953, she married Francis W. “Joe” Duncan in Altoona.  He preceded her in death on January 5, 2009.

Alma M. (Dixon) Reismeier

Date of Death: 8/12/2017

Alma M. (Dixon) Reismeier

September 3, 1932-August 12, 2017

Alma M. (Dixon) Reismeier, 84, Altoona, died Saturday evening at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after an extended illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Frank T. and Violet (McGuire) Dixon.  On April 11, 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Fred A. Reismeier, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona.

Martha Jane Ciocca

Date of Death: 8/9/2017

Martha Jane Ciocca

June 27, 1929 to August 9, 2017

Martha Jane Ciocca, 88, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at Homewood At Martinsburg.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Howard and Alma (Adams) Good. On August 6, 1951 in Winchester VA she married James J. Ciocca.  He preceded her in death on December 22, 2005.

Surviving are a brother-in-law, Fred A. Ciocca and his wife, Linda; a nephew; Anthony J. Rapsky and two nieces: Barbara Jankowski and Brenda Green.

Donald W. "Bill" Lidwell

Date of Death: 8/6/2017

Donald W. “Bill” Lidwell

December 14, 1936-August 6, 2017

Donald W. “Bill” Lidwell, 80, Altoona, passed away Sunday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care.  He was born in Ashville, son of the late Patrick and Georgia (Noel) Lidwell.  He married Carmela A. Caracciolo on April 30, 1988 in Altoona.

Wilhelmina Jane "Billie" Baker

Date of Death: 8/1/2017


Wilhelmina Jane “Billie” Baker

December 1, 1930 – August 1, 2017

Wilhelmina Jane “Billie” Baker, 86, Altoona, passed away Tuesday.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles and Bessy May (Folk) King.  She married Leo A. Baker and he preceded her in death November 28, 1997.

Mary T. Healy

Date of Death: 8/1/2017

Mary T. Healy

December 28, 1931-August 1, 2017

Mary T. Healy, 85, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ludwig and Rosa (Eisenreich) Antesberger.  On September 12, 1953, she married Kenneth M. Healy, who preceded her in death in July of 1982.

Genevieve T. (Kenney) Stewart

Date of Death: 7/31/2017

Genevieve T. (Kenney) Stewart

March 21, 1917 to July 31, 2017

Genevieve T. (Kenney) Stewart, 100, Altoona, known to most as “Granny” passed away peacefully Monday surrounded by her loving family.  She is the daughter of the late John A. and Jennie (Fink) Kenney.  She married Albert J. Stewart, the love of her life, on July 7, 1945 in Savannah Georgia.  He preceded her in death on December 27, 1990.

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