The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

August 3, 2013

Mamie V. (Cassata) Latch


The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — LATCH – Mamie V. (Cassata), 89, Johnstown, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Conemaugh Hospital.  Born Aug. 16, 1923, in Johnstown, daughter of Frank and Sara (Nobla) Cassata. Preceded in death by her parents; son, Joseph Latch III; brothers, Mike, Sam, John, Charles and Frank; and sister, Sara Manganella. Survived by husband of 66 years, Joseph Latch Jr.; daughter, Monica, wife of Gary Ripple; son, Mark, married to Cathie; grandson, Jarod Latch, married to Jacie; granddaughter, Julie, and fiance, Frank; and great-granddaughter, Kirsten Latch. She loved to cook and bake and make sure that everyone was fed well. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Friends and family received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 4, 2013, at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Clare of Assisi Church, Father Matthew Misurda. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Clare of Assisi Church, 110 Maple Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.


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