Teresa  Arena
94, of Johnstown, died on February 12, 2020 in Johnstown. Born December 15, 1925 daughter of Angelo and Marie (Caputo) Pinizzotto. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Anthony (1986), brothers Samuel and Joseph, sister Rose Rilogio and her husband Joseph Rilogio, sisters in law Olga (Baligush) Pinizzotto and Rose (Lizzio) Pinizzotto. Also numerous brothers and sisters in law of the Arena family. Survived by loving sons Joseph Arena married to Barbara (Mock); David Arena; and Mark Arena; grandchildren Anthony (Sarah) Arena, Matthew (Stacey) Arena, Stephen Arena, Nikkilette and Alexxi Arena; great grandchildren Gianna and Emily Arena; brothers Anthony "Red" Pinizzotto and Mario Pinizzotto; sister Mary Falvo (Vince); sister in law Anna Mae Pinizzotto; brothers and sisters in law Rita Locher, June Arena, Diana and Adam Weigel, Joanna and Robert Watkins, Robert Erdley, and Patrick Gehret. Teresa was a 1944 graduate of Greater Johnstown High School, where she was employed in the cafeteria until the age of 89. She loved to cook and bake, especially her christmas cookies and special breads. She loved to play bingo and take bus trips to the casino. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be sadly missed. Teresa was a life member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, formerly St. Anthony, where Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. Rev. George Gulash. Friends received from 3-7 P.M. on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at FRANK DUCA FUNERAL HOME, EAST HILLS CHAPEL AND CREMATORY, 404 Walters Ave. Johnstown PA 15904. (Near PA Drivers Center and Armory). Private interment, St. Anthony Cemetery, Geistown. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org or to the National Centre for Padre Pio at https://www.padrepio.org/donate/ in her memory. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Published on February 14, 2020


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Gary & Paulette Patterson
Feb 18, 2020
Teresa was a long time family friend. We have many memories of times and conversations we have had. She and her brother (Red) have been family friends for so many hears. She will be missed.
Pam Steinbring-Swansboro
Feb 15, 2020
Sympathy and prayers for everyone. An awesome lady! Baked the BEST homemade cookies at JHS....until this day I remember lunch with her and for being so sweet and those wonderful cookies...💕
Shirley Stahl
Feb 15, 2020
With Sympathy & prayers... I will miss sitting in the yard and visiting for the Folk Festival.
Sharon Grata
Feb 15, 2020
It was such a blessing to have known and worked with Teresa. Rest In Peace dear lady.
Dan and Ryan Gehret
Feb 14, 2020
Heavenly and Harmony was purchased for the family of Teresa Arena by Dan and Ryan Gehret.  Send flowers
Irma Kubiak
Feb 14, 2020
Dear David,
I am so sorry for your loss. May all your good memories bring you peace.