Aug. 4, 1936 April 9, 2013
Antonetta P. Ronan, 76, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Rocco and Terese (Caputo) Musto. She married William J. Ronan, and he died June 23, 1984.
Surviving are two daughters: Maureen (Craig) Kauffman of State College and Michele (Mark) Charlton of Altoona; a son, Shaun (Shannon) in Virginia; seven grandchildren: Cody, Jake and Stevie Ronan, Justin Charlton, Casey and Alysia Kauffman and Jessica Funk (Michael); two great-grandchildren: Brayden and Ryland Funk; two sisters: Olida Prosperi and Rose Marchetti; and three sisters-in-law: Rosemary, Patricia and Nancy Ronan.
Antonetta was a graduate of Altoona Catholic High School. She was a self-employed hairdresser and owned her own beauty shop. She also was a caregiver for the Home Nursing Agency and worked at The Learning Station. She was a member of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, and she enjoyed reading, cooking and spending time with her family.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church. Committal will be in Calvary Cemetery.
In memory of Antonetta, donations may be made to Park Forest Middle School Mini-Thon (Four Diamonds Fund) c/o Casey Kauffman, 2180 School Drive, State College, PA 16803, or Altoona Central Catholic School.