Information for death notices and obituaries is submitted by funeral homes. Families who wish to submit information concerning an out-of-town death directly to the newspaper must provide the name and telephone number of the funeral home. Obituaries may be faxed to the CDTs obituaries department at 814-238-1814 or e-mailed to email@example.com. For information, call the obituaries desk at 238-5000, ext. 3938.
Elder Sarah R. (Emel) Elder, 91, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in Florida. An October memorial service to be held at the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church is being planned and will be announced.
Kerstetter Betty L. Kerstetter, 78, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at her home. Arrangements by Steven R. Neff Funeral Home, Millheim.
Ritchie Melissa Ritchie, 59, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her residence. No public visitation; services at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Strange & Weaver Funeral Service, Morrisdale.
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Wood William J. Wood, 58, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Altoona Regional Hospital. Celebration of life, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, 2-6 p.m., V.F.W. Pine Grove Mills.
Bhardwaj Mini Snigdha Bhardwaj, 62, died Sept. 15, 2012, at her residence. Online condolences to www.kochfuneralhome.com .