OBITUARY

Catherine Castellano

May 27, 1925April 4, 2021

Catherine Castellano (nee DiMarco), 95, formerly of Newark and Hazlet passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in the Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank.

“Katie”, as many knew her, was one of 12 children born to her parents, the late Rocco DiMarco and Genevieve, “Jennie” (nee Nasta). She lived in Newark and worked for Horizon BC/BS for over 25 years. Catherine was an avid bowler, being a league member for 30+ seasons along with many of her closest friends and relatives. Upon moving to Hazlet, she joined the Bingo and Rosary clubs, first at Middle Village and later at Bayside Manor Assisted Living in Keansburg.

She was the beloved wife of the late Nicola “Nick” Castellano, loving mother of Dr. Vincent Castellano and his wife Angela, Nicholas Castellano and his wife Katherine, and Rocco Castellano and his wife Barbara, dear sister of Ann Martin, cherished grandmother of Vincent Castellano and his wife Caitlyn, Christie Barry and her husband Douglas, Nicholas Castellano and his wife Veronica, Christopher Castellano and his wife Lauren, Vera Ann Castellano and her partner Christina, and Rocko Castellano, Jr. and his wife Nicole, and great grandmother of Derek, Cameron, and Rachel.

Visitation will take place at the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, on Thursday, April 9, 2021, from 5-9 pm. The funeral will commence at the funeral home on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 10 am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rose of Lima Church at 11 am and the entombment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, both in East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and capacity limitations, visitors are asked to pay their respects and be mindful of others wishing to also visit. Visitors are also required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 8, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Entombment

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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