Blair County, Pennsylvania

Newspaper Abstracts

2 records

  • Altoona Mirror, Thursday, February 18, 1971
    "Leslie R. Sackett, Altoona, died February 17, 1971. He was born in Coalport, July 30, 1901, a son of Harry and Minnie (Lyle) Sackett ad wed Bertha Diehl in Cumberfland, Maryland on August 28, 1923. His wife survives, with 2 daughters: Mrs Mary Jane Boyer and Mrs Shirley M McFarland; 3 grandchildren; 2 brothers: Earl H, and Clyde C. He was a member of the East End United Methodist Church. He retired July 30, 1969 from Juniata EAM shops after 43 years with the Pennsylvania Railroad. Friends will be received at the Books Funeral Home 2-4 and 7-9 tomorrow."
    [Researched by Ted Smith]
  • Altoona Mirror, 5 Apr 2013
    "Mary Jane Boyer, 87, Bethel Park, formerly of Altoona, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013.was the wife of the late Lawrence G. Boyer Jr.; loving mother of Guy Boyer and Kim (Gary) Schaff; beloved grandmother of Stephanie, Kirsten and Hunter; and sister of Shirley Hosterman. She is also survived by her nephew, Doug McFarland; and two great-grandchildren. Jane was a graduate of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, where she became a registered nurse. She was a member of the Women's Club of Bethel Park, the Nurses Club of Southwestern Pennsylvania and multiple bridge and card clubs.will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at John F. Slater Funeral Home Inc., 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013."
    [Supplied by Ryan McFarland]