Louise I. Benn

Louise I. Benn, 90, Boyertown, formerly of Altoona, died at Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living Center in Boyertown.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Calogero and Malchonia (Tripician) Fiore. She married Durwood A. Benn, who preceded her in death on June 19, 1984.

Surviving are a son, David C. (Erin) of Boyertown; a granddaughter, Madeline “Maddie” Benn; two sisters; Lillian Cichetto and Josephine Cichetta, both of Altoona; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Fiore; and four sisters: Frances Condron, Caroline Fiore, Marie Fiore and Jennie Merilli.

Louise was a 1942 graduate of Altoona High School and retired as a production worker from Butterick and Sylvania. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and also belonged to the Bavarian Aid Society and Horseshoe Seniors.

She enjoyed walking, dancing, reading and socializing at the senior center.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2014, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.