Sylvia M. Turchetta, 89, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of Donato and Clementine (Fusco) Frezza. She married P. Anthony "Tony" Turchetta, who passed away Feb. 9, 2005.
Surviving are two sons: Tom of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Bill (Rita) of Pittsburgh; two grandchildren: Joshua Turchetta and Sara (Zach) Wininger; a brother, Arthur Frezza in Florida; a niece and a nephew who were raised in the home: Patty Cherry of Altoona and Richard Bruno of Boston; and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by eight siblings.
Sylvia worked in the credit department at Sears. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
Friends will be received from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Santella Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.