Catherine Patania

Obituary of Catherine Patania

Catherine Patania, 88, of New Smyrna Beach, FL, formerly of Union, NJ passed away Oct 7, 2020.  Visitation will be held  at The Jacob Holle Funeral Home, 2122 Millburn Ave., Maplewood on Tues, Oct 13th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 767 Prospect St., Maplewood on  Wed, Oct 14th at 10:00 AM, followed by entombment at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.

Catherine was born in Newark and lived in Union for 87 years before moving to Florida. She had a career with J.L. Hammetts Supply Company in Union as a purchasing clerk for many years. She was a devoted wife and mother and active in her community. Her passions included the Union Women’s Club, Girl Scouts, Union Bowling League, and entertaining friends and family with her homemade food and baking. She was a devoted catholic and a leader in the Catholic Daughters, Rosary Society, Parish Council, and St. Joeseph Seniors Group.

She was predeceased by her husband James V. Patania. She is survived by her son James Patania, daughter-in-law Susan, daughters Katherine Paredes and Donna Baebi, four grandchildren, Michael Patania, Rachel Borgie, Anthony Paredes and Sofia Paredes and three great grandchildren Stella, Madeline and Ruby.

In lieu of flowers Donations in memory of Catherine should be forwarded to 

Vitas Healthcare Program 10 T212 ; 2381 Mason Avenue Suite 100 Daytona Beach, Florida

32117 or online at:


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
The Jacob A. Holle Funeral Home
2122 Millburn Avenue
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
St. Joseph's Church, Maplewood
767 Prospect St
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

11:15 am
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hollywood Memorial Park
1500 Stuyvesant Ave
Union, New Jersey, United States
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