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Nancy D. Newkirk

Sept. 11, 1950 – Jan. 16, 2015

Nancy D. Newkirk, 64, Altoona, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Richard A. and Rosemary (Dollar) Yohn. She married Robert Newkirk on June 20, 1970.

Surviving are her husband; two children: Tracy (Bryan) Travis and Robert II, both of Altoona; three grandsons: Thomas, Joshua and Kyle; a sister, Peenee Yohn of Altoona; and a brother, Gary Yohn of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Richard and Robert Yohn.

Nancy was a 1970 graduate of Altoona Area High School. She retired from Altoona Hospital Housekeeping and had also previously worked for Gee Bee.

Friends will be received from 4 until the 6 p.m. funeral service Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Axe and Santella Family Chapel, 1534 Fourth St., Altoona, Pastor Ed Jelliff officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.

Arrangements are by Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home, 1520 Fourth St., Altoona.

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