Catherine Mary VanDerlofske
Catherine Mary VanDerlofske
  • December 12, 1920 - January 4, 2017
  • Longwood, Florida

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Catherine Mary VanDerlofske, 96, of Longwood, FL passed away January 4, 2017. She was born to Regina Allen Martinsen on December 12, 1920 in Rochester, NY. Catherine was preceded in passing by her husband, Louis Casper VanDerlofske, who was her whole world. Together, they raised a large family and made many wonderful memories. Catherine was a devoted wife to Louis, a wonderful mother to 6 children, and loving grandmother and great-grandmother to 28 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was gifted in many things including cooking and canning homegrown vegetables and fruits, knitting, and singing. She enjoyed playing cards with family at holiday gatherings and special occasions. She loved all animals but was especially fond of birds. Catherine always had a pleasant smile that will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.

Catherine is survived by her children, Louis Casper VanDerlofske Jr. (Dolores), Arthur VanDerlofske, Patricia Mastrosanti, Carol Solimando, Joyce Bisceglia, and Dorothy Friedman (Steven); her grandchildren, Louis Casper VanDerlofske III (Carolyn), Steven VanDerlofske, Adrianne Adamo (Joseph), Bridget VanDerlofske, Jessica Belvedere (Brent), Joseph Mastrosanti (Cynthia), Tina Benitez, Jason Solimando (Ronnie), Jodi Luebbers (Sam), Michael Bisceglia, Sarah Bisceglia, Julianne Bisceglia, Steven P. Friedman (Mary), and Katherine Britton (Robert); and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 8 from 4-8pm at Baldwin Fairchild East Altamonte, 994 E Altamonte Dr., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. Funeral Mass will follow on Monday, January 9 at 1:30pm at Annunciation Catholic Church, 1040 Montgomery Rd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. Interment will follow the service at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789.

Arrangements are under the care of Baldwin Fairchild East Altamonte,