Obituaries

Rose Marie Marasco

06/06/1929 - 04/15/2022

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Obituary For Rose Marie Marasco

Rose “Marie” Marasco
June 6, 1929 – April 15, 2022
Rose “Marie” Marasco, 92, Altoona, passed away Friday at her residence after a brief illness.
Marie was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Martin J. and Irene (Bombay) Marasco.
She is survived by a brother, Martin J. Marasco of Altoona; nieces and nephews: Debbie (Tom) Swires, Ralph (Anne) Marasco, Kathy (Doug) Shaffer, Tom (Michele) Marasco, John (Liva) Marasco, Martine (Jerry) Marasco-Keene, Marina (Jay) Nartatez, M.J. (Jackie) Marasco, Marcus (Tasha) Marasco, Marlana (Ned) Miller, Mart (Cameron) Marasco, Marissa (Andy) Redding; several great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews; and special friends: Connie Hollern and Kathy Sweitzer.
Marie was preceded in death by a brother, A. Ralph Marasco; sisters-in-law: Mary Lou Marasco and Carol Marasco; a niece, Marla Hoover; great-nephew, Zachary Hoover; and a niece Peggy Marasco.
Marie was a graduate of Altoona High School and retired from Wolf Furniture Company as a Corporate Secretary after 52 years of service.
Marie was a very involved member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister.
She enjoyed reading and traveling and was a volunteer for Garvey Manor and Altoona Hospital for more than 20 years. Most especially Marie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Avenue Altoona, PA 16602 where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church by the Franciscan Fathers. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind, 300 Fifth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602.
Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 04/19/2022

    With prayers and sympathy. I will always remember her caring nature and her skills for baking fantastic cookies for all occasions.

  • 04/19/2022

    Marie was a good person in life and a good friend. She was caring and strong when I worked with her at Wolf's and was always ready to help others. It was a pleasure knowing and loving her. She's in a better place now, so remember the good times and she will be with us forever.

  • 04/18/2022

    I'm sorry Martin I got Marie confused with your Mom they were both very special to my grandfather

  • 04/18/2022

    She is the last of her generation and was my grandfather's (James Catina) favorite sister. Which now I realize more so since my Aunt RoseMarie his first daughter was named for her. I'll miss seeing Marie in church or at the festival. She loved her family and will be missed. Enjoy finally being with you siblings

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