HOLLIDAYSBURG LUTHERAN HOME — CONWAY– Christine A. “Chris” (Sorichetti), 88, resident of Hollidaysburg Lutheran Home, formerly of Gallitzin, died May 10, 2013, at the home. Born June 23, 1924, in Altoona, daughter of the late Alphonse and Margaret (DeCarlo) Sorichetti. Preceded in death by her husband, William R., on June 29, 1997; sisters, Rose Berardinelli, Lillian Verderame, and Elizabeth DeYulis; infant sister, Andonina; and brothers, Patsy and Savory. Survived by her children, Patricia, Gallitzin, with whom she resided; William, Hollidaysburg; Richard (Sylvia), Gallitzin; and Dennis (Mary Lou), Gallitzin; grandchildren, Candice (Allen) Lockard; Christa (Mike) Stepanovich; Lindsey (Paul) Eckenrode; and Craig, Jonathan (Amy) and Morgan (Joshua) Weisz; great-grandchildren, Allen James (A.J.) and Adeline Lockard; Ethan, Ryan, Loren and Megyn Stepanovich; Marcus, Matthew and Kate Eckenrode; Devon Conway; William and Lewis Conway; and Anderson Weisz; sister, Connie Julian, Gallitzin; and sisters-in-law, Millie Sorichetti, Philadelphia, and Wilma Conway, West Union, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Chris enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and cooking. Worked as a supervisor at Publix Shirt Factory. A 1943 graduate of Gallitzin High School. Member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Albert Ledoux, celebrant. Committal, St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where a vigil service will be held Monday. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Southerncare Hospice, 206 Falon Lane, Altoona, Pa. 16602 in Chris’s memory. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com).
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