Betty A. Comilla

Betty A. Comilla, 81, of Duke Center, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 21, 1933 in Bradford to the late Peter and Catherine Brown Gigliotti.

She was a 1953 graduate of the St. Bernard School. On November 24, 1956 at the St. Bernard Catholic Church she married Donald E. Comilla who survives. She was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church. She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren. After high school Mrs. Comilla went to work for McCourt Label until she had a family to take care of.

After her kids had grown up she was then employed by Zippo Manufacturing Co. until her retirement. In addition to her husband of 57 years, Donald Comilla of Duke Center, she is also survived by three sons, Vincent Comilla of Duke Center, Thomas (Collene) Comilla of Johnson City, TN, Nicholas Comilla of Duke Center; one daughter, Katherine (Steve) Schwandt of Elk River, MN; six grandsons, Jeremy Comilla, Anthony Comilla, Joshua Torrey, Brandon Comilla, Garrett Comilla, Ryan Comilla; two granddaughters, Jamie Comilla-Hoch, Brittney Comilla; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one son, Michael Comilla, three brothers and five sisters.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at the St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata as celebrant. A Christian Wake service will be held at 7:45 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Burial and committal services will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 South Second St., Suite 102, Clearfield, PA 16830 or DaVita Bradford Dialysis, 665 East Main St., Bradford, PA 16701.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc.

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