Patricia Presto | Obituaries | The Democratic Tribune


March 10, 1931
April 1, 2022

(Dumm), 91, Mentcle, died April 1, 2022, at his home in Blairsville. Born March 10, 1931 in Spangler, daughter of the late James J. and M. Irene (DeLattre) Dumm. Preceded in death by parents; her beloved husband, Frank “Butch” Presto, who died August 24, 2016; and her sisters, Mr. Kathleen Dumm and Therese J. Dent. Survived by his son, John F. Presto, and his wife Wendy, Blairsville; grandchildren, Candice Presto, Blairsville; Melissa Larese, Erie; Andrea Carroll, Lucerne Mines; and Crystal (Carroll) Kitner, and her husband Ken, Blairsville; and great-grandchildren, Logan Larese, Rylee and Kenady Kitner. Also survived by a sister, Mr. Loretta Hooks, and her husband Don, Plano, TX; and one brother, Patrick Dumm, and his wife Lori, Kenhorst, PA. Pat was a retired postmaster for 34 years after serving in the communities of Mentcle and Nicktown. During this time, she was secretary and treasurer of the Indiana chapter of NAPUS. She was dedicated to her Catholic faith and enjoyed starting her day by attending mass before working at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Nicktown. She taught CCD for five years at the old St. John the Baptist Church, Heilwood. Above all, she was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who took great joy in her family. In her spare time, she enjoyed travelling, coloring books, Sudoko, playing cards, crocheting, watching Jeopardy, and tending her flower gardens. She will be deeply missed. Family and friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5 at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6 at Holy Cross Chapel in North Cambria. Incarceration, St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Cameron’s Bottom. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat’s memory to VNA Hospice of Indiana County, 850 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701

Published on April 3, 2022


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