Opal A. (Way) Claycomb Lozinski, formerly of Altoona, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023, at home, where she had resided with her daughter for the last several years. She was 104. Born February 12, 1919, in Fishertown, PA, Opal was a daughter of the late Sewell E. and Cleo A. (McLeery) Way. She was first married to Paul E. Claycomb, then Michael Lozinski, both who preceded her in death. Surviving is her daughter Nancy Gordon of Spring Mills: three grandchildren, Joy A. McMullen (Sean) of VA, Opal G. Poeth (Dean II) of NY and Gary Z. Gordon (Maureen) of Dubois: five great grandchildren, Dean III, Anna, Harry, Elizabeth and Barry, along with two great great grandchildren, Sophiana and Jamil. Opal was preceded in death by siblings, infant Helen Way, Port Way, Arthur Way, Glenn Way and Mary (Way) Price.
Opal worked as a beautician for many years in Bedford. She enjoyed polka and ballroom dancing.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 2:00 p.m., in the Chapel, at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford, with Jim Miller Officiating. Burial at Fishertown Cemetery. Friends will be received on Saturday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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