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Donald F. Eckenrode

May 31, 1951 — August 14, 2022


Donald F. Eckenrode

Eckenrode, Donald F., 71, Cresson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 14, 2022 at his home. Born May 31, 1951, Altoona, son of Harold T. and Edna E. (Trexler) Eckenrode. Preceded in death by his father; brothers, Michael, James, and Robert Eckenrode; and father-in-law, Richard Yeckely. Survived by his loving wife, Cynthia L. (Yeckley); children, Angelina Valvo and husband Tony, Aliquippa; Jaime Bianconi, Altoona; Matthew Glass and wife Cassady, Bell Vernon; and Amanda Wallace and husband David, California; grandchildren, Alyssa, Adriana, David, Gabriella, Ariella, and Grayson; siblings, Susan Zentack, Linda Lamer, Martha Link, Richard, William, Edward and Floyd Eckenrode; and mother-in-law, Judith Yeckley. Donald worked for 40 years at Standard Laboratories, Inc. as a coal sampler. He was a member of the Sankertown VFW Post 7377 and was a Son of the American Legion at the Loretto Legion Post 277. Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his family. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10 a.m., St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Rev. Leo Arnone celebrant. Inurnment St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at 

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Aloysius Catholic Church

7911 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, PA 16630

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