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Sheldon 'Mike' Bare Jr.

July 11, 1946-August 19, 2015

Sheldon “Mike” Bare Jr., 69 of Green Ave Towers passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday August 19, 2015 at his home. He was born in Altoona, the son of Sheldon M. Bare Sr. and the late Dorothea M.(Giosa) Cromer.

Surviving is his father; Four sons: Richard(Julie), Ryan Sr, Mickey, and Kevin; Two sisters: Linda(Frank) Scalice and Holly Spatafora; Eight grandchildren: Isiah, Christian, Arianna, Raniah, Brandon, Ashley, Kourtney, and Tyler.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Ryan Jr. and sisters Wendy Hainley and Sheila Wahl.

Mike was a graduate of Altoona High School. He then served in the U.S. Marines serving three tours in Vietnam receiving three medals and the Presidential Unit Citation.

Mike enjoyed Sports and spending time with his grandchildren.

Friends and Family will be received from 6-8 pm Monday August 24, 2015 at the Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday at the Axe and Santella Family Chapel with full military honors. Chaplin Lewis Button Officiating.