OBITUARY

Catherine Marie Stevens

September 22, 1949July 9, 2014

Catherine Marie Stevens, 64, of Toms River, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Community Medical Center in Toms River, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Long Island, NY to Dolores and Paul W. Rowe Sr. She formerly lived in Mount Pleasant, SC, moving to South Toms River in 1965. Mrs. Stevens worked at Community Medical Center, Toms River prior to going to Manchester Manor Rehab Center as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 22 years, retiring in 2013. Family was the center of Catherine's life, and she will be dearly missed by them.

Catherine was predeceased by both her beloved husband, Kenneth Stevens, and her sister, Cheryl D'Allessio Coleman, in 2012. She is survived by her two daughters, Michele and her husband Jay Pagel of Egg Harbor Township, and Jessica Essman of Toms River; and her three grandchildren, Keary, Katie Marie, and Kenny. She is also survived by two best friends, Lorraine and Frank Fallaw; her brother, Paul W. Rowe Jr. of Pennsauken; and step brother, (Friar) Mark D'Alessio of Mount Sinai, NY. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and her beloved pets.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014 until the service at 4 p.m. at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in her name to Toms River Fire Company #1 or Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Brigantine, NJ. Friends may leave tributes to her family by visiting www.andersonandcampbell.com.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, July 13, 2014

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT 4:00 P.M. SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME, Cremation will be private
REMEMBERING

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Sheila and Bob Schoelkopf

July 14, 2014

Michele and Jay- Our hearts go out to you and your family. May the memories of happy times together stay with you forever. Be glad that your Mom is now dancing in the arms of your Dad.

sandra pirozzi

July 13, 2014

Sorry for your loss Jessica my prayers are with you and your family.

Claire Wombough

July 13, 2014

Jess, I am so sorry for your loss.
Our prayers and deepest sympathy to all the Family.

dawn esposito

July 12, 2014

You will be dearly missed by all, but never forgotten!!xoxoxo

Elena Oleske

July 11, 2014

Jess, I am so sorry for your loss. May her light shine on in her loving memory over you, your children, and you sister.

Carl Weingroff

July 11, 2014

Cathy, You will be missed dearly, however you are now up above with the love of your life Ken looking down as guardian angels to your entire family and all the memebers of the Emergency Services which was a huge part of your lives. May you rest in peace.

Toni Koonts

July 11, 2014

Cathy,
You will be missed by many people.... now you are back with Kenny and sister..... you are in my prayers....

Narciso & Carmela Piu

July 11, 2014

Our prayers and deepest sympathy to all the Family

Kristine Piu

July 11, 2014

Aunt Cathy you will forever be in my heart. I love you and will miss you so much. Please give Uncle Ken a kiss from me.

FROM THE FAMILY