Billiejo (Runk) Longano

October 27, 1968 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 53)


Billiejo Longano, 53, of Altoona, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Terri Runk.

She is survived by her daughter, Tara Longano (Robert Dukeman); a sister, Tammy Wray; grandmother, Nancy Runk; and close friend, Pam Dukeman.

Billiejo was an Altoona High school graduate and later worked in the office for Hitachi Tools. She enjoyed drawing and flowers, especially lilacs. Her favorite holiday was Easter and she helped and cared so much for others.

Family was everything to her. She was a caring mother and daughter. She would be amazed to see the love everyone has shown.

She was a former member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home.


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