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Ann T. Musto

April 4, 1933 – Sept. 18, 2014

Ann T. Musto, 81, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, Allentown and Harrisburg, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Marciano and Josephine (Mignogna) Stango. She married Amerigo P. Musto on June 11, 1955, in Altoona.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years; two sisters-in-law: Lena Stango in New York and Nelda Shutt and her son, James, in Florida; a special brother-in-law, Vincent C. Strate of Altoona; seven nieces: Toni Stango in Florida, Patricia Burns and husband, Robert, in New York and their children, John and Kiersten, Joan Muth and husband, August, in New Mexico and their son, Joaquin, Sharon Hrzic and husband, Ron, of Altoona and their children, Brenda and Stephanie, Mary Lee Delate in Florida and her children, Jon and Erin, Theresa Watson and husband, Michael, in Tennessee and their children, Ryan and Rachael, and Sarah Biamonte and husband, Anthony, of Pittsburgh and their daughter, Gianna Maria; and five nephews: Vincent J. Strate and wife, Margaret, of West Chester, Jonathan Strate and wife, Kelly, of West Chester and their children, John Paul and Maria, Michael Stango and wife, Mary, in New York, Mark Stango and wife, Nancy, in Massachusetts and their children, Michael and Casey, and Michael M. Stango and wife, Debbie, in Washington state.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by her sister and best friend, Nancy Strate; and five brothers: Anthony, Dominic, Michael, John and Daniel.

Ann was a 1950 graduate of Altoona High School. Ann and Amerigo lived in Allentown and then moved to Harrisburg in 1956. Ann retired in 1988 from the Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, and achieved the position of chief accountant. The couple moved back to the Altoona area in 1999.

Ann was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. One of her favorite treats was enjoying Aunt Jenny's cookies.

Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will immediately follow at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church or to a charity of your choice.