Catherine M. Mirante, 89, Altoona, passed away Friday at home.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late James and Maria (Papa) Mirante.
She is survived by many cousins and was preceded in death by a brother, James V. Mirante Jr.
Catherine was a 1942 graduate of Altoona High School and retired from GTE Sylvania in 1988. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, where she belonged to the Altar and Rosary Society and Holy Name Society. She also belonged to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Order Italian Sons and Daughters of America and the St. Anthony Society.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.
In memory of Catherine, Masses may be given to Mount Carmel Church.
Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home.