Meadville Tribune

December 2, 2013

Mary Jo Altenburg

Meadville Tribune

OIL CITY — Mary Jo Altenburg, 59, of Oil City passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at UPMC-Pittsburgh.

She was born Aug. 22, 1954, in Meadville, a daughter of the late Stephen E. Martin and Vyola G. Sipps Martin.

Mary Jo attended St. Agatha’s and Meadville public schools and worked at Meadville Medical Center for 13 years.

She is survived by her longtime companion, Edward Hoffarth of Oil City; two children, a daughter, Cara Davis Hall and her husband, Bill, of Conneautville, and a son, Casey Altenburg of Erie; six grandchildren, Tyler Hall, Kaylee Hall, Cody Hall, and Brendon, Marissia and Blaize; two sisters, Nancy Addison and her husband, Daniel, of Ravenna, Ohio, and Theresa (Terry) Baker and her husband, Thomas, of Meadville; and by her companion’s mother, Edith Hoffarth of Oil City.

In addition to her parents, Mary Jo was preceded in death by an infant brother, Stephen, and three adult brothers, Tom Martin, Frank E. Martin and Jack Martin.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Dickson Funeral Home and Crematory, Rocco R. Tedesco III, supervisor, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake. A blessing will be held at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Father Jeffrey Lucas, pastor of Our Lady Queen of the Americas Roman Catholic Church, Conneaut Lake.

Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Conneaut Lake.

Memorials may be made to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016; The Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231; or to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, Va. 22311.

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