Denise M. DiGiacobbe

July 10, 1950 - Oct. 5, 2019


Denise M. DiGiacobbe, 69, Altoona, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Dr. Hugo and Ribelle (Gerardini) DiGiacobbe.

Surviving are a brother, Michael (Diane) DiGiacobbe and son, Alan of Altoona; sister, Dana (Daniel) Ratchford of Altoona and children, Danyiel (John) D’Antonio, Denae (Wesley) Rogers, Dara Johnson and Daniel Jr.; a sister, Janette DiGiacobbe of Altoona; and great-nieces and nephews: Nicholas, Christopher, Xavier, Xander, Cole and Alessia.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Bernard DiGiacobbe.

Denise was a 1968 graduate of Altoona Area High School and attended Saint Francis College.

She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Denise was kind, thoughtful, friendly and had a sincere love for people. She will be dearly missed by all who were touched by her outgoing personality.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave, Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Committal will be held at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Gallitzin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Denise’s memory to St. Vincent de Paul Food for Families, 2201 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.