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Jeffrey W. Somers, Supervisor

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Virginia Luella (Hart) Stere

September 3, 1917 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 101)


            Virginia Luella Stere, 101, died Tuesday evening February 5, 2019 at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

            She was born September 3, 1917 in Altoona a daughter of the late Clarence Michael and Hazel Pearl (McMinn) Hart. She married George R. Stere July 27, 1937. He preceded her in death September 1, 1996.

            Surviving are two daughters, Carol A. Berry (Marlin) of Altoona; Sally S. Hoover (Nick) of Warrenton, VA; four grandchildren, Matthew Berry, Mark Berry (Delaney), Ashley Faaborg (Paul) and Alex Hoover (Jenna); four great grandchildren, Madeline Berry (Evan) and Margot Berry, Ethan and Eleanor Faaborg.

            Mrs. Stere was a life member of First Church of Christ, Altoona.

            Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m. Sunday February 10, 2019 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

            Interment will be made at Alto Reste Park Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests, memorial donations be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602 or to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, PO Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

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