Olive R. Savino | News, Sports, Jobs

Olive R. Savino |  News, Sports, Jobs

She is survived by three children: Nancy (Larry) Sandlin, Daniel Savino and Michael Savino Jr.; seven grandchildren: Jamie Stasky, Tina Eaton, Eddie Urbanek, D.J. Savino, Brian Savino, Ryan Savino and Chelsey Savino; eight great-grandchildren: Austin, Lindsey, Brody, Daisy, Laurel, Jack, Luca and Ally Enriquez; a sister-in-law, Louise Savino; and many nieces and nephews. Olive was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Stasky; two grandchildren: Patty Ann Stasky and Daniel Savino Jr.; three brothers: Lawrence, Howard and Lewis Dascanio; and two sisters: Vera Biel and Betty Gomes.

Olive R. Savino | News, Sports, Jobs Olive worked at Altoona Hospital and Tri-Tex Sportswear for many years. She also worked at Bishop Guilfoyle and enjoyed working at the Sons of Italy. Olive loved going to dances with her husband and enjoyed the sounds of Big Band music at the famous Oriental and Sunset Ballrooms, dancing to Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller. Her favorite dances were the jitterbug and polka.

Olive was an active member of Christian Mothers at St. Rose of Lima Parish and had a deep faith and appreciation for the priests and fellow parishioners. In Olive’s later years, she had a special friend, Richard “Dick” Brehman, whom she enjoyed spending time with. She always called him a true gentleman.

She was a very skilled seamstress and loved making her children clothes for special occasions. She also enjoyed making Italian Christmas cookies with her friend, Annie Appolonie. She loved to decorate and Christmas was her favorite holiday. She decorated her tree every holiday and they were featured in the Altoona Mirror. Olive had a very special place in her heart for the Bishop Guilfoyle athletic program. She especially enjoyed attending the Lady Marauders girls’ basketball games. She loved taking bus trips with her granddaughters and special friend, Nancy Cassidy. She was very active with the Catholic Knights of St. George and served as the president for a period of time. She also was a member of the Horseshoe Seniors and Red Hat ladies and several card clubs. Jollie Ollie was the nickname given to her by the Special Olympic kids because she was very active and worked with them to enrich their lives. She was always laughing and loved coaching them.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021, at Santella Funeral Home, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021, at St. Rose of Lima Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.santellafuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Olive’s name to St. Rose of Lima, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona, PA 16602; or to ARC of Blair County, 431 Jackson Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Olive’s name to St. Rose of Lima, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona, PA 16602; or to ARC of Blair County, 431 Jackson Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.

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