Mary J. (Wilson) Spalla

April 7, 1921 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 98)

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Spalla, Mary J. (Wilson), 98, Portage, passed away October 11, 2019 at Cambria Care Center, born April 7, 1921 in South Fork, the daughter of Leo and Ruth (Fisher) Wilson. Deceased family members include her parents, husband, Stanley Spalla; brother, Michael; sister, Anna Berkhimer; and granddaughters, Christina and Melanie Spalla.  Survived by children, Paul Spalla, Indiana; Anna wife of Richard Bollman, Portage; Richard Spalla and wife Patricia, Portage; Michael Spalla and wife Patricia, Ebensburg; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and sister, Theresa Mallin, Johnstown. She enjoyed traveling, gambling, and playing bingo and was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Portage Vol. Fire Company. Friends received from 4-8 p.m., Monday at the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday at Holy Family Parish, Caldwell Ave., Portage; Father Tom Stabile, Celebrant; Committal in Saint Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore.  Online condolences may be made to

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October 14, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage
812 Main St.
Portage, PA 15946

Funeral Mass
October 15, 2019

10:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
Cadwell Avenue
Portage, PA 15946

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