Emma Risoldi, 94, Altoona, passed away Friday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.
She was born in Montorio al Vomano in province of Teramo, Italy, daughter of Francesco and Adelaide (D’Ottavio) Mezzacappa. She was twice married; first to Domenico D’Ottavio, who passed away on Feb. 10, 1958; and to Ciro Risoldi, who passed away on June 18, 1990.
She is survived by nephews: Francesco and Paolo D’Ottavio; nieces; and stepchildren.
Emma was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
She retired as a knitter from Puritan Sportswear.
She graduated from high school in Italy.
Emma was a member of San Gabriel Society.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal will be at Calvary Mausoleum.
Emma Risoldi, 94, The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the home. Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Santella Funeral Home. A full obituary will appear in Sunday’s Mirror.