Daniel A. Mainello
Daniel A. Mainello, 81, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at his home.
He was born in Altoona, son of Phillip and Donata (Soriano) Mainelli.
Surviving are three daughters: Kathryn Harris of Gainesville, Fla., Christine Wilson of Deerfield, Fla., and Lisa Mainello of Daytona Beach, Fla.; a son, Daniel A. (Mary) of Altoona; nine grandchildren: Daniel, Michael, Nicholas, Samuel, Joey, Lee, Max, Chris and Chad Albright; a sister, Carmen Mainello in Virginia; three brothers: Phillip (Bernadine) of Altoona, Alfred “Pinky” of Hollidaysburg and Dr. Joseph (Linda) of Port Orange, Fla.; and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by extended family, Tom and Tania Deitz of Altoona.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary Cure and Lucy Lamassaro; three brothers: John, James and Patsy; a special niece, Debbie; and a special companion, Patricia Drass.
Dan was a graduate of Altoona High School and attended Penn State University. He served in the U.S. Army as a private first class during the Korean War. He was the owner of the Altoona Hotel Restaurant from 1967-94. He also was a conductor for Penn Central Railroad for 13 years.
Dan was a member of the Buccinese Society, where he enjoyed playing bocce, Bavarian Aid Society and Swiss Rifle Club.
Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 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. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery with full military honors.
Daniel A. Mainello
Daniel A. Mainello, 81, Altoona, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at home. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. A full obituary will appear in Saturday’s Mirror.