Cover photo for David E. Woodring's Obituary
David E. Woodring Profile Photo
1935 David 2015

David E. Woodring

June 17, 1935 — October 4, 2015

David E. Woodring, 80, formerly of Juniata, died Sunday morning at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Altoona, a son of the late Cecil and Phyllis (Kennedy) Woodring. He married Phyllis M. Sanchez on July 1, 1963, in Winchester VA. Surviving are his wife of more than 52 years; three sons: Edward Pfahler (Betsy), in Texas, Ronald Pfahler (Ruth), of Altoona, Philip Pfahler, of Altoona; and 12 grandchildren, including William Snyder who was raised in the home. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kim Woodring Snyder, four brothers: Robert, William, Jess, and John; and one sister, Patricia Refner. He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. He graduated from Altoona High School, class of 1953. David served in the U.S. Army from 1960-1969 with two tours of duty in Vietnam where he received the Army Commendation Medal with V Device and one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He also served a tour in Germany. Upon his discharge on June 13, 1969 he had attained the rank of Staff Sgt. E-6. David retired as a carrier for the Altoona Post Office. He was a member of the Bavarian Aid Society and the American Legion. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Mauk and Yates Funeral Home, Inc., where a Vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 9, 2015 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal at Calvary Cemetery.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David E. Woodring, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 11

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree