Carol A. Porta

12/31/1942 - 07/31/2022


Obituary For Carol A. Porta

Carol A. Porta
Dec. 31, 1942-July 31, 2022

Carol A. Porta, 79, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona.
She was born in Altoona, the daughter of the late William T. and Anne Elizabeth (Burkholder) McCann. Carol married James J. Porta on June 19, 1965.
Carol is survived by her loving husband of 57 years; two sons: James T. and William Porta; two daughters: Anne Adams (John) all of Altoona and Katherine Davis of Roaring Spring; four grandchildren: Katelyn, Carolyn and Angelyn Adams and Dalton Davis; a great-granddaughter, Addilyn and son-in-law, Paul Davis, Jr. of Hollidaysburg.
She was a 1959 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School.
Carol had been an LPN having worked at the Altoona Hospital. She later worked at Roaring River Mills.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altoona and the Casey Jones Camping Club.
Carol enjoyed sewing and was known for the many wedding gowns that she made. She liked crafting, gardening and loved animals; but she especially enjoyed time with her family.
Friends will be received from 3-5 pm on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 8th Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16602.
A funeral service will immediately follow at 5:00 pm in the Stevens Memorial Chapel with Fr. Lubomir Strecok. Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.
The family suggests that contributions be made in Carol’s memory to: The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 OR online:
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 08/03/2022

    Dear Jim and family. The Boslet family sends our deepest condolences for your loss. We remember Carol as always being so bubbly and full of life. We send our love to all of you at this difficult time.

  • 08/02/2022

    Dear Jim Sincere sympathy on the loss of your dear wife Carol. We were childhood friends and shared many happy times on Maple Ave and West Chestnut Ave as young girls. Your classmate at BGHS-Lois Jeanne Madigan Smith.

  • 08/02/2022

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you, Carol was a beautiful and talented woman, as well as a wonderful neighbor and friend. Keep the memories close. Peace and prayers. Paula Palazzi

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Funeral Directors

Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason