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Vance Conrad Blair

April 2, 1969 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old

Vance Blair Obituary

            Vance Conrad Blair, 54, of Altoona died Tuesday evening November 21, 2023, at UPMC Altoona.

            He was born April 2, 1969, in Altoona, a son of Janice M. (Conrad) Blair and the late Edward V. Blair.

            Surviving are his mother, Janice; two cousins, Ann M. Gedmark of Anchorage, AK, and Mary E. Howe of Northfield, MN; and a close friend, Heather Gottshall.

            Vance was a 1987 graduate of Altoona Area High School and attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

            He was formerly employed in sales in Florida and in the import/export business in Pittsburgh.

            Vance also helped design computer labs for NASA while in Florida, before returning home to help care for his mother.

            He was an avid golfer, enjoyed snowboarding, and walking his dog out in nature.

            Friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday November 29, 2023, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Randy Willis officiating.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 29, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Memorial Service
Wednesday
November 29, 2023

3:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

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