The Altoona Mirror, 1 May 2016 01:52:58 EDTSun, 1 May 2016 01:52:58 EDT J. Thomas J. Thomas, 84, Hastings, entered the gates of Heaven on Saturday to be reunited with his loving wife, Shirley, who passed away three years ago. John passed away peacefully in his sleep at St. Benedict Manor. He was born in St.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTJohn T. Baker T. Baker, 66, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Joseph Geist and Theda (Tracey) Baker.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTPatricia A. 'Patty' Maier A. "Patty" Maier, 77, Altoona, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Hatch) Young. She married William F. "Willie" Maier on Aug. 23, 1958 at Our Lady of Mt. Carme.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTRichard R. Cover Jr. R. Cover Jr., 55, Altoona, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Columbia, Pa., son of the late Richard R. Sr. and Arlene (Nissley) Cover. Surviving are three sisters: Pamela A. Cook and Ruth B.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTGlenn J. Deist J. Deist, 83, Bellwood, died Thursday at his home. He was born in Conemaugh Township, son of the late John L. and Frances M. (Janeczek) Deist. Surviving are his children: Glenn J. Jr., Donna J. Bailor, Betty J. Deist and Rebecca L.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT