Catherine M. Mastalski

Published 9:05 am Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Catherine M. Mastalski, 86, Altoona, ded Wednesday at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Rocco and Mary (Reghetti) Stellabotte. She later married Stanley Mastalski.

She is survived by her loving husband; son Randy (Becky) Kowalczyk; daughters Jackie (Rob) Rabenstein, Loreen Rosser, Mary (Tony) Miller, Autumn (Mark) Kleiner, Christina (Rich) Wyrwas and Elizabeth (Jimmy) Noye; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by first husband John Kowalczyk; son Stanley; grandson Randy Jae Stitt; and brothers James and Ross Stellabotte.

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Catherine was a Catholic High School and the Altoona School of Commerce graduate. She worked for Jay’s Diner, Albright’s personal care home, Sylvania, Mento’s-Family Business and Home Nursing Agency.

Friends were received Sept. 25, 2020 in the Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased was held. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 26, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 511-20th St. Altoona. Committal was at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Catherine to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.