DEATH NOTICES: Thursday, August 8, 2013

August 8, 2013 

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 CDT’s obituaries department at 814-238-1814 or e-mailed to For information, call the obituaries desk at 238-5000, ext. 3938.



Cleveland — Eric Alan Cleveland, 54, formerly of State College, died Friday, July 5, 2013.


Polachko — John Polachko, 87, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Altoona Regional Medical Center - Altoona Hospital Campus. Arrangements by Heath Funeral Home, Osceola Mills.


Pytel — Joanne S. Pytel, 75, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, State College.


Bissey — Martha Louise Anderson Bissey, 95, died Friday, July 23, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. Memorial service, 3 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2013, Foxdale Village, 500 East Marylyn Ave., State College; Burial, Centre County Memorial Park. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, 2401 South Atherton Street, State College. On-line condolences and signing of the guest book,


Christoffers — Katherine Wenk "Kay" CHristoffers, 91, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Hospice of Palm Beach County, Atlantis, Fla. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, State College.

Sherman — Carl Wiseheart Sherman, 90, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at Foxdale Village. Arrangements Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

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