Josephine M. Catarius
- September 11, 1940 - December 24, 2011
- Easton, Massachusetts
of Josephine's Passing
- Donations in Josephine's memory may be sent to:
Holy Cross Church
225 Purchase Street
Easton, MA 02375
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You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss!
1 of 16 | Posted by: Lenore Cardoza - Brockton, MA
“Today was a beautiful tribute to you!!! You would have been so proud of your daughters, your sons in law, and your grandchildren.....
The day...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Silvia - Norfolk, MA
“Your smile will be missed
3 of 16 | Posted by: Marisia Lucio - Brockton, MA
“I had the great opportunity to meet Jo, while managing Queset. She lit up a room, with her warm gracious smile and uplifting personality. To know Jo...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Sharon Belmonte - Bridgewater, MA
I was shocked and saddened to hear your passing today. It was a pleasure getting to know you the past 4 years. Laurie and I will miss you...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Charles Mendoza - South Easton , MA
“i AM GOING TO MISS YOU AND OUR SUNDAY LUNCHES OUT, AND TALKING TO YOU EVERY DAY.
LOVE FROM BOTH OF US
6 of 16 | Posted by: FREDLYN FRANK & EDWARD RANK - MA
“Forever in our hearts
7 of 16 | Posted by: Larry, Michelle & Victoria Hassan - MA
“Dear Jo...you were always easy to talk to and extremely friendly. Although we haven't seen each other for a while, please know that you will be in...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Aronna Bower - Foxboro, MA, MA
“Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire Catarius family.
Frank & Carla Vierkant
9 of 16 | Posted by: Frank & Carla Vierkant - MA
“My prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Your mom was a wonderful person who had a gentle spirit and giving nature. May the angels and...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Deacon George - Easton, MA
You are now reunited with Gerry, your sister and your parents; what a reunion that will be!!!
I am happy that you are no longer suffering,...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Silvia - Norfolk, MA
“Everyone at Woodland Partners has been better off, that we knew you.Your tenacious dedication to our business,and your outspoken devotion to your...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ken Chipman - Walpole, MA
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sending love and prayers to you.
13 of 16 | Posted by: Kara Galvin - duxbury, MA
“Words cannot describe how much my friend, Jo will be missed. She was and is an inspiration to us all of faith, courage and honesty. I will never...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Carmichael - Raynham, MA
I'll always remember those nice talks we had . You always felt like that second mom to me. Very Special . I'll never forget you, Nancy & Judy...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Co Worker - MA
“You are in my thoughts and my prayers!!!! It was a great pleasure to get to know such a wonderful person. You will be greatly missed
May you rest...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Washburn - Bridgewater, MA
EASTON---Josephine M. (Passanesi) Catarius, 71, of Easton, formerly of Avon, died at home, December 24, 2011under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late Gerald J. Catarius.
Born in Boston on September 11, 1940, a daughter of the late Domenic and Concetta (Morello) Passanesi, she was raised and educated in the West End of Boston.
Josephine was employed as an administrative assistant in the food and beverage industry for 30 years and retired from Woodland Partners of Walpole. She resided in Avon for 40 years before moving to Easton 10 years ago. She was a member of the Easton Council of Aging and was an active volunteer at My Brother's Keeper and for Catholic Charities. She was also an avid reader.
Josephine is survived by two daughters, Judy Langley and her husband Walter of Bridgewater and Nancy Rec and her husband Daniel of Bridgewater; a sister, Margaret DiMare of Somerville; five grandchildren, Ryan Langley, Mathew Langley, Adam Rec, Emma Rec and Kyle Rec all of Bridgewater; also survived by nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Joseph Passanesi, Frank Passanesi, Anthony Passanesi, Lucille Dettore and Nancy Paterna.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, on Thursday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, Easton, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Randolph. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Donations in Josephine's memory may be sent to Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, Easton, MA. 02375. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com