Mary C. Polito

May 1, 1923-May 16, 2017

Mary C. Polito, 94, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert and Virginia (Consalvo) Tornatore. On Feb. 19, 1955, she married Andrew Polito at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1998.

Surviving are a daughter, Ginny (Bill) Edelblute, with whom she resided; a sister, Gabriella (George) Snyder of Allentown; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Edelblute; four sisters: her twin, Frances Murtagh, and Sarah Palazzi and Annie and Helen Tornatore; and three brothers: Andrew and Frank Tornatore and Joseph Monforte.

Mary retired as an inspector for Warnaco Sportswear with more than 40 years of service. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. She enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles, watching Hallmark movies and listening to Frank Sinatra.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Satur­day, May 20, 2017, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in Mary’s memory be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

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