Anna Janet Duraso

Nov. 15, 1936 – July 14, 2017

Anna Janet Duraso, 80, Hollidaysburg, passed away early Friday morning at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ralph and Anna (Zeek) Kenawell. She married Bruce Duraso Sr. on April 9, 1958, in Virginia. He preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1996, after having shared 38 years of marriage.

Surviving are two daughters: Rebecca Kelly in California and Sandy A. Ratchford and husband, “Bud,” of Lakemont; two sons: Daniel T. and wife, Deborah, and Bruce Jr. and wife, Denise, all of Duncansville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two brothers: John of St. Louis, Mo., and James of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by a son, Clinton; and a brother, Charles.

Anna was a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and a former member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Newry.

Anna was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a vigil service will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, by Father Anthony J. Legarski. Committal will be in New St. Mary Cemetery.

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