ALTOONA — BILLOTTE – Mrs. Helen L., 88, Altoona, passed away Nov. 21, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Stella A. Zeth and Roy J. Sell. She married Francis A. Billotte on July 17, 1945. Surviving are her husband of 67 years; children, Duane (Mary Elizabeth) Billotte, Johnstown; Janinne (Kevin) Lechene, Norton Shores, Mich.; and Judy (Richard) Steckroth, Hollidaysburg; grandchildren, Jennifer (Ethan) Kabler, Michael Billotte, Joel Lechene, Nicole (Scott) Younker, Meredith (Nick) Gedraitis, Monica (Nathaniel) Simmons and Travis Steckroth; and sister, Rita Bates, Johnstown. Preceded in death by sister, Mary C. Kyper. Helen Louise was proud to be a 1942 graduate of Business Academics, of the Altoona Catholic High School, now Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School. She was previously employed at the former William F. Gable Co. in the accounting department and held similar positions at various other local businesses. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church since 1946. She was devoted to her Catholic faith and church. She served as member of the Altar Society, Christian Mothers Association and Legion of Mary. She was dedicated to her family, a loving mother and grandmother. She was a skilled seamstress, an avid reader, enjoyed crafting, crossword puzzles and following the local sports teams. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing. Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Monsignor Stanley Carson. Committal, Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.
Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Joseph H. Frankhauser Jr.
FRANKHAUSER – Joseph H. Jr., 78, Richland Township, passed away peacefully March 9, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital.
- District Deaths March 11, 2014
- Today's Funerals March 11, 2014
Harold R. Lloyd
LLOYD – Harold R., 93, Revloc, the last surviving member of his immediate family, went to be with Jesus March 8, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Randy S. Rager
RAGER – Randy S., 65, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas Russell Fulcomer
FULCOMER – Thomas Russell “Cup Cake,” 67, Bolivar, passed away March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Burnell J. McConnell
McCONNELL – Burnell J. “Bernie,” 88, Shady Grove, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
- District Deaths March 10, 2014
- Today's Funerals March 10, 2014
- District Deaths March 9, 2014
FOUST – Robert, 49, Johnstown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
HANAK – Joseph, 88, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014, at home.
William Henry Hilton
HILTON – William Henry, 68, Johnstown, passed away March 4, 2014.
Gerald C. Lambing
LAMBING – Gerald C., 73, New Florence, went to be with the Lord March 8, 2014, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mary Josephine (Baker) Mayer
MAYER – Mary Josephine “Jo” (Baker), 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Texas.
Susan Lee (Larimer) Medellin
MEDELLIN – Susan Lee (Larimer), 71, Harrisburg, died March 7, 2014.
Joseph R. Myers
MYERS – Joseph R., Woodbridge, Va., passed away March 1, 2014.
OWENS – Patricia “Patty,” 93, Carrolltown, passed away March 7, 2014, at her home.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Norman J. Makin Jr.