Ida Mae Harbaugh
95, of Johnstown, passed away September 8, 2019 at Westmont Woods, Johnstown. Born November 2, 1923 in Johnstown. Daughter of John L. and Alma (Schmidt) Alt. Preceded in death by parents, husband Elwood K. Harbaugh Sr., son Elwood K. "Woody" Harbaugh Jr., brothers William, John, and Ed Alt, sisters Gertrude Dankert, Alma Raymond, and Catherine Alt. Survived by loving children Wayne Harbaugh married to the former Betty Hammond - New Jersey, Glenna Alt ( Ida Mae's caregiver and whom she resided with) - Johnstown, Janet married to David Pietron - Greensburg, Shirley married to Erik Whetzel - Boswell, Susan married to Larry Gojmerac - Johnstown, and Robert Harbaugh married to the former Carol Pisarski - Portage. Loving grandchildren Leigh (Jay), David (Becca), Chris (Justina),Stacey (Tyler),Michael (Andrea), Taylor, Kimberly (Ryan), Rachael, Courtney, David, Danny, Douglas (LuAnn) and Daune (Melissa). Loving great grandchildren David, Daniel, Harper, Dylan, Bentley, Hailey, Jace, Mya, Julianne, Kacey, Alexa, Jessica, Dylan, Elizabeth, Baby Dakota, and Baby D. Ida Mae worked at O' Shea's Candies for many years. She loved to do counted cross-stitch, having made many beautiful ones. She enjoyed adult coloring. Ida Mae loved her children and grandchildren, enjoying the time she spent with them. She will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved her. Friends will be received 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Geisel Funeral Home - Johnstown. Where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Rev. Rodney Hatfield officiating. Interment Oak Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Cambria County Humane Society. Please visit
Published on September 10, 2019


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Dorothy and Thomas Cooper
Sep 12, 2019
Stacey Deepest Sympathy thoughts and prayers are with you-all At the loss of your Gram what a beautiful lady may she rest in peace we love you
Lee and Melissa Herdman
Sep 11, 2019
Bob,Carol and family
We are so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy.
Art and Peg
Sep 10, 2019
Our deepest sympathy of the loss of your mother. You will always have her with you with memories. She is now your guardian angel watching over all of you.
Dianna Dankert Paul
Sep 10, 2019
So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Petunia, as my Dad so lovingly called her.He always told us stories of how she would come daily and read stories to him as a child when he was bedridden. Rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

He always told us stories of how she wo

uld come and read to him as a child when he was bedridden. May you rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Raymond Gojmerac
Sep 10, 2019
Sue and family-
We send our sincerest sympathy.
We love you and pray you all find comfort in knowing she is at peace
U. Ray and family
Patt and Mike Ziegler
Sep 10, 2019
I am so so sorry in the loss of your mom. She will always live on in your heart and memories, no one can ever take that away!!
Debby Cauffiel
Sep 10, 2019
Ida was such a beautiful person. She was always smiling. Have fond memories of being with her and your family. Wear your wings well Ida
David Pietron
Sep 10, 2019
I love you with all my heart and will miss you every day. Thank you for all the wonderful memories, I will treasure them and hold them dear to my heart. You were an amazing person and I am so lucky to have had you in my life for so long. To my dear Grandmother, I love you, I love you....
Judy Hill
Sep 10, 2019
Will miss Aunt Ida, never visited Johnstown without a visit and she always had dessert made. She always made me laugh. Crying now!!
Sep 10, 2019
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