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    SSVC Taps: Daniel “Ted” Gottshall ’60 passed away 9/14/2020

    Good Afternoon,  We recently learned that Daniel “Ted” Gottshall ’60 passed away on September 14, 2020,  Ted was in the Sheetmetal Shop.  He played football, basketball, & baseball.  He was also in the band.  He was a member of the S Club.
     
     
    Daniel T. “Ted” Gottshall, 78, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly on Monday at UPMC Altoona.
     
    Ted was born in Altoona, son of the late Daniel W. and Mary E. (Anderson) Gottshall. On April 21, 1973, he married Renee Lyle who survives.
     
    He is survived by his wife; two sisters: Gale Bagwell (Bryan) of Simpsonville, SC and Carol Davis (Mike) of Fountain Inn, SC; two grandchildren: Brady and Brooke Gottshall; daughter-in-law, Amy Gottshall Blair; and several nieces and nephews.
     
    Ted was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Michael Lyle Gottshall.
     
    He was a graduate of Scotland School and was a US Navy Veteran, serving for over 20 years.  Ted retired from Norfolk Southern as a welder.
     
    He was a member of First Grace Brethren Church and The Bavarian Aid Society.
     
    Ted enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling. He loved animals, especially his dog Jake.
     
    Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 17, 2020 at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 2309 Broad Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, September 18, 2020 at First Grace Brethren Church, Altoona with Pastor John Townsend officiating. Interment will be at Alto Reste Cemetery.
     
    The family requests that memorial contributions be made to First Grace Brethren Church, 2934 Maple Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601 in Ted’s memory.
     
    Thank you Tedd Cocker ’60 for sharing the sad news of Ted’s passing.
     

    Scotland Family Forever!

    Your Scotland Sister,

    Vickie “Portner” Cook ’73
    Secretary
    SSVC Alumni Association
    GoCadets2015@comcast.net

    717-698-8905 (Please leave a message)
    www.ssvcalumni.org (check it out)  


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    SSVC Upcoming Events

    Good morning,  Here are some upcoming events for your calendar.

    Museum Workdays (9:00-12:00):  April 17, May 8, & May 22 (any and all help will be appreciated)
    Picnic  (details will be provided later):  July 24

    Due to the pandemic dates for the Reunion and Homecoming banquet cannot be determined at this time.

    Scotland Family Forever!

    Your Scotland Sister,

    Vickie “Portner” Cook ’73
    Secretary
    SSVC Alumni Association
    GoCadets2015@comcast.net
    717-698-8905 (Please leave a message)
    www.ssvcalumni.org (check it out)  

     

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    SSVC Taps: Bryon Miller ’73 passed away 10-20-2020

    Good morning,  It is with sadness that I share the news of the passing of Bryon Miller ’73 on October 20, 2020.  At Scotland Byron was on the Swimming and Diving teams.  He was part of the Vocal Ensemble & Senior High Chorus.  He was also a member of the Marching and Stage Bands.  I have many fond and funny memories of Bryon.   He is survived by his brothers Ken ’67 and Kurt ’69.  He was predeceased by his brother Ernie (didn’t attend SSVC).  Thank you for keeping Bryon’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult and sad time. Cards and notes can be sent to Ken & Kurt:
    Ken Miller
    1305 Maple Avenue
    Turtle Creek, PA 15145
    Kurt Miller
    545 Oregon Avenue
    Rochester, PA 15074-2343
    Obituary
       

    Age 65, of Mt. Washington. On Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  Brother of Ken Miller of Turtle Creek, Kurt Miller (the late Brenda) of Rochester, PA and the late Ernie Miller of Rochester, PA; uncle of Heather, Stuart, Aria, and Kurt Miller; also survived by many beloved friends. Byron was a Legal Assistant for many years, working for the U.S. Attorney General’s Office for 15 years and with the Law Firm of Dentons Cohen and Grigsby for 19 years. He was a kind, compassionate and loving soul with a special dedication to older people and animals, especially cats and birds. He enjoyed cooking, reading, researching, the sunshine on hot summer days, the beauty of God’s creation in nature, helping people and learning more about his Catholic faith. Byron and his magnanimous spirit will be missed by the many people he touched. Family and friends invited Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the BRUSCO-FALVO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 214 Virginia Ave., Mt. Washington (412-381-2323). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church, Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212-1607. Due to Covid-19 guidelines, you must wear a mask and practice social distancing. www.bruscofalvo.com.
    Thank you Debbie Schmeider ’73 and Connie Carlin Miller ’73 for sharing the sad news about Bryon.  He will be missed by many.


    Scotland Family Forever!

    Your Scotland Sister,

    Vickie “Portner” Cook ’73
    Secretary
    SSVC Alumni Association
    GoCadets2015@comcast.net

    717-698-8905 (Please leave a message)
    www.ssvcalumni.org (check it out)