Louis W. Trotta, 53, Altoona, died Dec. 20, 2012. He was born in Altoona, son of Alex Trotta and the late Barbara (Shaner) Trotta. Surviving are his wife, Carmela (Ciccone); his father; and two siblings: Marianne Mekis of Osceola Mills and Alex A. in New Jersey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine. There will be no services. Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home.