Hazel M. Pucciarella

Hazel M. Pucciarella, 95, Altoona, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday at home after an extended illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Jacob and Hazel (Scrugum) Ketrow. She married Frank “Cheech” Pucciarella, and he preceded her in death in November 1969.

Surviving are three daughters: Frances Fiore, Carmel Trimarco and Roberta Pucciarella; four sons: Anthony, James, Richard and David; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters.

Hazel was of the Catholic faith. She was a homemaker who loved cooking, reading, her cats, parties with her family and going shopping and out to eat.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, April 25, 2014, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Pastor Wayne Ayer officiating. Entombment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.