Tressa Massimilla, 95, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Cresson, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.
She was born in Barnesboro, daughter of Charles and Josephine (Sprantza) Marino. She married Samuel Massimilla on Nov. 19, 1939, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Barnesboro, and he died in April 1979 after sharing 39 years of marriage.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia A. Steward and husband, Dennis, of Duncansville; two sons: Samuel J. and wife, Andrea, in Florida and Dennis J. and wife, Mary Ann, in Maryland; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, a brother, and a friend, Ralph Lamagna.
Tressa had been employed in the Penn Cambria School District cafeteria. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, and she enjoyed dancing and playing cards.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a vigil service will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, by Father Anthony J. Legarski. Entombment will be at Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown.
Tressa Massimilla, 95, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Cresson, died Saturday, March 9, 2013. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Mirror.