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Jeanne B. Figurelle

March 1, 1923 - July 18, 2015


Jeanne B. Figurelle, 92, of Altoona, passed away on July 18, 2015 surrounded by her family who supported her with love and prayers.

She was born on March 1, 1923 in Altoona, daughter of the late Giovanni and Marianna DiRemiggio. She married the love of her life, Eugene Figurelle Sr., on April 17, 1948.

Surviving are her children: Rebecca and Greg Gettle, Kathy and Brad Gates, Eugene Jr. and Ruth Ann Figurelle, Ann Marie and Bruce McGeary, Renee Figurelle, Wayne and Liz Figurelle, and Dick Ramey, who was raised in her home; her 13 grandchildren: Jamie (Andy), Jarod (Stephanie), Eugene III (Janel), Alana, Kerry Ann (Chris), Jessica (Jason), Erin (Josh) , Keith, Jordan (Matt), Morgan, Taylor (Byron), Dillon, and Hannah; and her 15 great-grandchildren: Eugene IV, Carmella, Isla, Vincenzo, Siena, Mason, Lucca, Elle, Rachel, Molly, Lyra, Samantha, Lilly, Kalene, and Luke.

Preceding her in death were her loving husband of 60 years, Eugene Sr., and her 8 brothers and sisters.

Jeanne was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, and a member of the Christian Mothers.

She worked for many years at Puritan as a seamstress, leaving to raise her family. She later worked in the Cash Office at Kmart where she retired after 20 years of service.

The Family is especially grateful for the staff from Hospice For All Seasons in Lebanon, PA for the loving care they provided during her illness.

Jeanne enjoyed cooking, playing cards, watching Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games, spending time with her family and ensuring no one left her house hungry.

Friends will be received from 3 to 8 pm on Friday at Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday July 25 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Committal at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Siena’s Hugs Foundation at www.youcanhug.com.

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