Remembering Donna Marie Catalano


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Donna Marie Catalano

Loving Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother

Donna Marie Catalano, (nee Mecca), 99, of Union, N.J. passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on May 30, 2019. Born and raised in Dunmore, Donna lived in Union, N.J. since 1953.

During World War II, she worked for Standard-Piezo making transistors, then Catalano’s Market in Scranton; a cashier for Brady Farms in Union, N.J.; customer service for Sears in Union, N.J., and a sales associate for B. Altman’s in Short Hills, N.J. She retired 34 years ago.

Donna was a parishioner of St. James the Apostle Church in Springfield, and a member of the Columbiettes of Springfield, Council #5560.

Donna is pre-deceased by her husband of 51 years, Michael John Catalano. She is survived by her son, Michael Catalano and Mary Scassera, and her daughter Donna and Roger Ennis, two granddaughters, Suzanne and Paul Vlecides, and Kristin Ennis, and great-grand-daughter Alexandra Vlecides.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, June 4, at at St. James the Apostle Church, Springfield. Entombment Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. Donations in Donna’s name may be made to. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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