In Memory

Jeffrey Woods

Jeffrey Woods

From the Altoona Mirror Obituaries:  6/19/18


Jeffrey P. ‘Woodsy’ Woods

Nov. 1, 1959 - June 16, 2018

Jeffrey P. “Woodsy” Woods, 58, Altoona, died unexpectedly on Saturday at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of John Patrick and June E. (Anderson) Woods. He married Tina M. Mountain.

Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared 31 years of marriage; two daughters: Alison Woods-Auerbeck and husband, Tyler, of Pittsburgh and Andrea Boyles and husband, Thomas, of Altoona; a son, Michael V. Turiano II of Altoona; six grandchildren: Angelina, Alexis, Elijah, Alivia, Easton and Amelia; his father; a sister, Susan P. Lingenfelter of Hagerstown, Md.; and a brother, Timothy P. and wife, Kathy L. of Hollidaysburg.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Woodsy was a 1978 graduate of Hollidaysburg Senior High School, and he played football with the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers. He was employed as a customer representative for Pepsi Co., and he was a member of the Frankstown Sportsmen’s Club.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his grandchildren, and he was an avid fan of Golden Tigers football and he attended all of their games. He also enjoyed all sports.

Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Father Clement G. Gardner officiating. Interment will be at New St. Mary Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

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06/20/18 11:01 AM #1    

Kevin Clabaugh

I stumbled across this photo that Jeff Woods had submitted to the Altoona Mirror, which they apparently published June 17th.  I thought that the class might enjoy it.  You can find it at


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06/22/18 06:02 AM #2    

Kevin Clabaugh

Sorry about the format on the picture.  That's about the limit to my computer skills.  The caption for the above photo follows:


Jeffrey Woods of Altoona submitted this photo of the First Holy Communion class at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. The photo was taken on May 5, 1968. Shown are (from left): first row — Michael Altmanshofer, Gregory Gildea, Brian Varga, Thomas Kowaleski, Michael Rossman, Thomas Karcher, Terrence Sullivan, Lawrence Kerila and Thomas Carles; second row — John Emery, Helen Mielnik, Lori Figurelli, Elaine Knab, Shelly Ritchey, Shirley Baker, Judith Benton, Alicia Ward, Tawny Kehler, Karen Schmitt and John Stalter; third row — Sherri Smilnak, Michelle Hines, Regina Daus, Teresa Hite, Enid Haller, Carole Daus, Susan Helsel, Denise Morning, Sarah Ward and Linda Harris; fourth row — Father Kirkpatrick, Jeffrey Woods, Robert Leighty, John Ringler, Paul Wolf, Todd Jenny, Mark Harris, John Hedstrom John McNelis and Richard Balliet.

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