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Mary Grace Zorger

May 29, 1928 - Oct. 2, 2016

Mary Grace Zorger, 88, Altoona, passed away Sunday at her residence.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ralph and Maria (Mascia) Fiorenza. She married Charles W. Zorger, who preceded her in death in Oct., 1971.

Surviving are a daughter, Linda Baird in California’ a son, Charles R. Zorger (Linda) of Altoona; four grandchildren: David (Joan) Baird and Brooke Baird, both in California, Brian (Jessica) Zorger of State College, and Christopher (Jessica) Zorger of Altoona; and five great-grandchildren: Shane and Mia Baird, and Charlie, Madelynne and Liam Zorger.

Grace was a 1946 graduate of Altoona High School, and she retired as a hostess for J.C. Penny Coffee Shop. She was as member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. She enjoyed attending her son’s and grandsons’ sporting events, as well as playing cards and spending time with family and friends.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, 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. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. Committal will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Grace may be given to Home Nursing Agency Hospice-Altoona, 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601, or to Lutheran Home At Hollidaysburg, 916 Hickory St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.