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Christy Lynn Johnson

Christy Lynn Johnson, 50, Charlotte, N.C., went to be with the Lord on Monday after an extended illness at Pineville Hospital, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Mike Johnson and Carol Vallei.

Surviving are three children: Zak Venturato, Ciera Venturato and Carlie Venturato; three grandchildren: Gulianna Venturato, Alaria Venturato and Santino Venturato-Miller; her mother and father; a brother, Mike Johnson; two sisters: Amber Hoff and Jina Costa; her grandmother, Ethel Vallei; and a longtime friend, Jamie Swiger.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, John Vallei.

Christy was a graduate from Altoona Area High School in 1987 and the Altoona School of Com­merce. She was an industrial engineer for 20 years at the Danaher-Kavo Kerr Co., which includes Veeder-Root Co. and Pelton & Crane.

She enjoyed watching movies with her children, shopping, cooking, doing arts and crafts for the seasons, and her all-time favorite, bingo and lottery tickets. Most of all, Christy enjoyed being a loving mother and grandmother.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home, 1520 Fourth St., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednes­day, May 29, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Guido Santella,
May 26, 2019, 6:19 PM