June Marie Martino

June Marie Martino, 82, Altoona, passed away Saturday at Valley View Home after a brief illness with cancer.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Luigi and Maria (Labriola) Martino.

She is survived by two sisters: Joan (Charles) Amerine and Linda (William) Hollobaugh; and two brothers: Lewis (Carol) Martino and Robert Martino, with whom she resided; sister-in-laws: Carol Martino and Josephine Martino; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucy McElhinney; and brothers: Daniel, Attilio and Arthur.

June was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where she belonged to the St. Anthony Society.

She was a 1948 graduate of Altoona High School.

June retired as an inspector from Warnaco and formerly worked for Bonton and the Butterick Company.

She was an avid reader who also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her dogs, Amber and Ceasar.

Friends will be received from noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at the Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of June may be made to the Central Pa. Humane Society; Valley View Home; or to Home Nursing, Palliative Care.