Katherine E. Coronato
May 31, 1937 – February 18, 2020
Katherine Emily (Hinze) Coronato, formerly of Sparta, New Jersey, passed away Tuesday, February 18, surrounded by her loving sons. Katherine was born May 31, 1937, in Whitestone, New York and moved several times with her family along the East Coast. She settled in New Jersey during the 1960s and there met her beloved husband with whom she raised a family. In 1996, Katherine and her newly retired husband, Michael, moved to Greenacres, Florida. Always active, they volunteered at JFK Medical Center for several years and sang with a group of seniors from Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church called, “The Goldenairs” for 10 years. The couple loved traveling the 50 United States and experiencing the beauty of the country. Katherine also enjoyed serving at her church, St. Andrews of Lake Worth, on the Altar Guild and on various committees in her community. Katherine is preceded in death by her husband, Michael, of 42 years. She is survived by her sister, Mary Guinn, of Leeds, Alabama, and her sons, Michael Dean Coronato and his partner, Gail Ridinger, of Hulett, WY; Thomas Coronato and his wife, Helen, of Hulett, WY; and Robert Coronato and his wife, Lisa, of Hulett, WY; her grandchildren, Michael and Thomas Coronato, of Hulett, WY; and her step grandchildren, Caden, Draker, and Aidia, of Cave Creek, AZ. She also leaves behind two sisters-in-law, Loretta Costabile, of Wayne, NJ and Teresa Coronato-Rossi and her husband, Giulio, both of Wayne, and many loving nephews and nieces. She will be missed by her family, her many loving friends including Dick Wright and Marge Vincent, and countless neighbors who adored visiting with her over meals, card games, and outings. Katherine will be remembered for her beautiful smile, optimistic disposition, and making everyone she met feel like family. In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Way Café, a ministry providing meals to the homeless which Katherine also served on, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 100 North Palmway, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460-3515.