Mary Elizabeth “Dease” Altman Buccardo 91, of Avonmore passed away on Friday July 26, 2019 at Bethlen Home in Ligonier. She was born June 2, 1928 in Avonmore the daughter of the late Harry W. and Ruth N. Amalong Altman. She was a member of the Saint Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Avonmore. Dease attended Duff’s Business Academy. She loved to cook, bake, watch westerns on TV and especially enjoyed socializing. She is survived by two sons; Frank F. Buccardo and his wife Sherri of West Hickory, and John “Jack” Buccardo (Sheryl L. Sizemore) of Shelocta, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, a sister Martha L. Valore of Slickville, a brother Fred Altman and his wife Gail of Edmond, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John F. “Babe” Buccardo in 1971 and three brothers; Harold “Crow” Altman, Eugene Altman and Alfred Altman. Family will receive friends on Sunday July 28, 2019 from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home Ltd. 400 Indiana Ave. Avonmore Pa. Parting Prayer Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday July 29, 2019 in the Funeral Home with Father John Harrold officiating. Interment will follow in Saint Mathew Church Cemetery in Saltsburg.