Catherine Angelo Padula

December 6, 1916November 3, 2012

Catherine Padula was born on December 6, 1916 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph and Maria Angelo. She passed away on November 3, 2012 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 95.

Catherine was the loving wife of the late Felice "Felix" and mother of Dr. Lee Padula. Sister of the late Jeannie Alberti, Josephine Ruggirello, Louis, Albert and Anthony Angelo.

Catherine's family will receive friends on Monday November 5, 2012 from 5-9 pm and on Tuesday November 6, 2012 from 2-9 pm with Wake Service, 7 pm, at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. (east of Newburgh and I-275) in Livonia.

Her life will be celebrated with a Funeral Mass on Wednesday November 7, 2012 at 9:30 am at St. Aidan Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington Rd. (north of Six Mile Rd.) in Livonia. She will lie in state on Wednesday at 9 am at the church.

Catherine will be laid to rest next to her husband at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Southfield, Michigan.



  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • Wake Service Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • In state Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 7, 2012


  • Interment

Catherine Angelo Padula

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Gess Tabener

November 7, 2012

Lee, my deepest sympathy to you and your family,you will have your mother in your heart always.

Gess Tabener, Saline Mi

Mark Darin

November 6, 2012

Lee, I'm sorry to read of the loss of your mother. Hope your doing as well as can be expected. An old friend, Mark Darin

Ann-Patrice Foley

November 6, 2012

Keeping you in my heart-space, Lee. Your Mom was blessed to have you,

Lynn & Mark Brouwers

November 6, 2012

Lee, our deepest sympathies for your loss. You were such a dedicated son.

Lynn & Mark

November 5, 2012

My Dear Lee. I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are such a good son. You took such good care of her. Many times you brought your mother to parties and I was fortunate enough to be able to sit and talk with her. She was such a gift to us all. Love, Pam Moore

Kirk Tirakian

November 5, 2012

My Condolences to the family and especially Lee who I have met personally.