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Betty L. Pirozzola

Nov. 12, 1921 – Dec. 30, 2016

Betty L. Pirozzola, 95, The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday at the home.

She was born in Bellwood, daughter of the late Joseph and Annamae (McCaulley) Wills. She married Russell Pirozzola, who died May 27, 1964.

Surviving are a daughter, Linda J. Mauriello of Altoona; a grandson, Matthew Mauriello (Brandi) of Collegeville; a great-granddaughter, Emerson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Marie Brown and Helen Megham; a brother, Chalmer Wills; and a son-in-law, Joseph Mauriello.

Betty was a 1939 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. She retired from Warnaco Sportswear as an administrative assistant in the personnel office.

Betty was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading, puzzles and spending time with her family.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

In memory of Betty, contributions may be given to Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries, 998 Logan Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.