Rita T. Catalano, 89, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of 130 Sunrise Acres, Emporium, PA died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA Friday afternoon. (July 19, 2019) She was born April 22, 1930 in Emporium a daughter of the late George and Anna Glasl Hornung. On July 16, 1950 in St. Mark Catholic Church she married the late Romie Catalano who died September 17, 2015.
Mrs. Catalano graduated from Emporium High School in the class of 1948. She worked at Sylvania for several years and then with her husband at RC Catalano & Associates for many years. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, C. d. of A., and the Rosary Society.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Catalano, Emporium; Jeffery Catalano, Clearfield; two daughters, Susan Catalano, Elizabethtown; Nancy Catalano Dill (Tim McGinnis), Emporium; five grandchildren: Angela, Israel, Anthony, Patrick & Duncan; three great grandchildren: Max, Jenna and Taylor, one brother, John Hornung, Huntingdon, PA; two sister-in-laws, Marly Catalano, Buffalo, NY and Julie Kinzel, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by seven sisters, Catherine Caldwell, Clara Burgoon, Anna Myers, Pauline Malone, Alice Gutgsell, Betty Heary & Mary Lewis, four brothers, George, Simon, Max and Harold Hornung,
There will be No Visitation. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (July 22, 2019) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA Memorial Contributions may be made to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 East 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to a charity of donors choice.
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