Amber Nicole Wiggs

Amber Nicole Wiggs

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ALTOONA — Amber Nicole (Port) Wiggs, 34, Williamsburg, died Friday at UPMC Altoona, following a brief illness. 

She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, daughter of Christy Lonero and Jimmy Dean Wiggs. 

Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Dan and Christy Lonero of St. Peters, Missouri; her father, Jimmy Dean Wiggs of Florissant, Missouri; a brother, Sean Wiggs of St. Louis, Missouri; her fiance, Travis Wright of Williamsburg; her two grandmothers: Isabell Wiggs of Florissant, Missouri, and Ellis Sugar of Florissant, Missouri; an aunt, Janet Sprague of Carterville; and three additional aunts: Muriel, Tina and Julie. 

Amber was a 2003 graduate of Hazelwood West High School and a graduate of St. Charles Community College where she received her registered nursing degree. She was currently attending Mount Aloysius to obtain her bachelor's degree in nursing. Amber was employed as a recovery room nursing manager at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring.

Amber loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, volleyball, kayaking, hiking and backpacking and gardening. 

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc. Roaring Spring, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, with Pastor Caleb Moses officiating. Inurnment will be made in Carterville Hillcrest Cemetery, Carterville.

Contributions in Amber's memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 

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