Kathleen “Kathy” Castellitto, 76, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 19th with loving family at Hoboken University Medical Center.
Kathy was a well-known, lifelong Hoboken resident. She will be remembered for her jovial, welcoming spirit, her positivity, infectious smile and exceptional baking.
Kathy had a tremendous love for her family, friends and worked most of her life at her family owned business The Grand Bakery on the corner of 8th and Willow Ave. Kathy is the beloved wife of the late John and loving mother of the late Anthony Castellitto. She is survived by her cherished sister, Florence and her husband Vincenzo Pasquale, as well as many loving nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and nephews and great-grand-nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Jennie (nee: Viggiano) Catania; her dear siblings Jean Catania, Amelia (nee: Catania) and the late Joseph Pridmore, Sarah (nee: Catania) and the late Sam Pernetti, and Peter and the late Josephine Catania.
Visitation for Kathleen will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (633 Washington Street, Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Ann Catholic Church in Hoboken (704 Jefferson Street, Corner of Seventh and Jefferson Streets) Masks and social distancing will be required. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.
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