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Anna M. Schroeder

Feb. 13, 1934 - March 5, 2017

Anna M. Schroeder, 83, Altoona, passed away peacefully on Sunday at The Village at Morrisons Cove.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Michael and Adeline (Trimarco) Ciccarella. On Jan. 25, 1958, she married Lyle W. Schroeder, and he preceded her in death on June 30, 2003.

Surviving are a daughter, Karen (Dave) Kiser of Altoona; a son, Dr. William (Denyel) Schroeder of Hollidaysburg; three grandchildren: Kara (Jason) Frederick, Nicole Kiser and Brandy Schroeder; and a great-grandson, Carson Frederick.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Ciccarella; and a sister, Mary Ciccarella.

Anna was a 1952 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School. She worked as a legal secretary and, in her later years, enjoyed being a homemaker.

She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. She loved Broadway shows, and she had a strong faith toward Jesus and a loving devotion to her family.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today, March 7, 2017, at Santella Funeral Home, Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.