Carmella L. Weakland

Carmella L. Weakland, 85, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Pasquale and Mary Ann (Sampino) Calabrese. She married Donald M. Weakland, and he died June 26, 1987.

She is survived by a nephew, Patrick Caldwell and wife, Jonette, of Pittsburgh, and was preceded in death by two sisters: Nancy Caldwell and Josephine Calabrese.

Carmella was a graduate of Altoona High School and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also faithful in securing donations every year for the Mount Carmel Festival.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.