The Altoona Area Public Library offers searches of the Altoona Mirror of published births and obituaries.
For the births, you can search by the child’s name, mothers or fathers. The notices span various years.
Obituaries may be searched by last name or maiden name and covers from 1929 to present.
These are wonderful resources for genealogists who have relatives that lived in the Blair County area, especially in or near Altoona.