Donna Marie Catalano
04/04/1920 - 05/30/2019

Loving Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother

Donna Marie Catalano, (nee Mecca), 99, of Union, NJ passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on May 30, 2019. Born and raised in Dunmore, PA. Donna has lived in Union, NJ since 1953. During WWII, she worked for Standard-Piezo, making transistors, then Catalano’s Market in Scranton, PA, a cashier for Brady Farms in Union, NJ, customer service for Sears in Union, NJ and a sales associate for B. Altman’s in Short Hills, NJ. 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 will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10 am at St. James the Apostle Church, Springfield. Entombment Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. Visiting hours will be Monday, 4 pm to 9 pm at the Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna’s name may be made to. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. To send the family a condolence, please visit,

Funeral Home:
Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Monday, June 3, 2019. 4 pm to 9 pm. Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield, NJ
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 10 am. St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Ave. Springfield, NJ
Entombment. Hollywoos Memorial Park
Memorial Gifts:
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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