Julia C. Savine, 91, formerly of 1313 24th Ave., Altoona, died Wednesday evening at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview after an extended illness.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Peter and Theresa (DeBello) Alderisio. She married Daniel D. Savine in August 1945 in Cumberland, Md.
Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Sandra L. of North Garden, Va.; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two siblings: Marie Tamburino and Eugene Alderisio, both of Altoona.
Julia was a graduate of Altoona High School and Altoona School of Commerce. She retired on Aug. 11, 1981, as a secretary at the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation with 12 years of service, and she had previously worked at Central Trust Bank, Altoona. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona, and a past member of Airborne Association and Cathedral Christian Mothers.
Julia and her husband, Dan, enjoyed dancing and watching Pittsburgh Steelers football. She loved her family fiercely and laughed often.
Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Jones Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be celebrated during the visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. Committal rites will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.
In memory of Julia Savine, please make contributions to the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1 Cathedral Square, Altoona, PA 16601.