Nancy J. Kerns

Date of Death: 5/10/2020

Nancy J. Kerns

June 18, 1943 – May 10, 2020

Nancy J. Kerns, 76, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert Sr. and Agnes (Thalheim) Hoover. On Feb. 15, 1969, she married Robert E. Kerns at First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg, and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2013.

Surviving are a stepdaughter, Debbie of Hollidaysburg; a brother, Carl Hoover of Altoona; and several nieces.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lois (Hoover) Young; and three brothers: Robert Jr., Don and Ken.

Nancy was a 1961 graduate of Altoona High School. She was an office worker at Automotive Supply and in 1968, she went to work with her husband, Bob, at The Blue and White Snack Bar.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg. Nancy was past president of the Central District Firemen’s Association Auxiliary, State Firemen’s Association, assistant treasurer of the Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company, a member of the Hollidaysburg American Legion, a charter member of the Hollidaysburg Community Chorus and a life member of The Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company and the Allegheny Club.

A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg.

You may leave the family online condolences at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.


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