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John E. Denis

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John was born on May 24, 1940 and passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

John was a resident of Altoona, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He was a 1958 graduate of Hurst High School in Mount Pleasant Township, Pa. He received a B.S. in Secondary Education in 1964 from California University (Pennsylvania). John's humility was evident in how much he took joy in giving back to others as he was involved in many charitable organizations including Easter Seals, Operation Our Town, Altoona Symphony, Blair County Arts Foundation, Central Pa Humane Society, Burgi's Low-Life Charities, American Heart Association, several local area school districts, and numerous others.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday October 29, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home, 1222 13th Avenue, Altoona, where a vigil service for the deceased will be held. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday October 30, 2019 at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, One Cathedral Squaue, Altoona. Committal Rites will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the John Monti Music Schoolarship Fund, Altoona Area School District.