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Jeffrey W. Somers, Supervisor

Floral 09


Eleanor (Timmins) VanHorne

January 1, 1944 ~ April 8, 2019 (age 75)


            Eleanor VanHorne, 75 died Monday morning April 8, 2019 at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.

            She was born January 1, 1944 in Pittsburgh a daughter of the late William and Eleanor (Ferguson) Timmins. She married M. Dale VanHorne May 6, 1967 in Pittsburgh.

            Surviving are her husband, Dale; three children, daughter Jo Lynn Baran and her husband Peter of Tyrone; son Mark Dale VanHorne and his wife Jennifer of Shippensburg; son Scott Alan VanHorne of Harrisburg; five grandchildren, Anna Baran, Jackson VanHorne, Emily Baran, Sarah VanHorne and Cate Baran; and sister Marilyn Schuster and her husband George of Pittsburgh.

            Eleanor was preceded in death by a brother, W. Thomas Timmins, Jr.

            Mrs. VanHorne was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church, Altoona.

            She was a graduate of Baldwin High School and a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors degree in Home Economics.

            Eleanor enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and especially enjoyed attending their softball games. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, crafts and reading.

            She was a member of the Delphi Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and was very active with her church activities.

            Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Thursday April 11, 2019 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona and 10-11 a.m. Friday April 12, 2019 at Providence Presbyterian Church, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Braun officiating. Interment will be made at Grandview Cemetery, Altoona.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601.

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