Carolyn Chiabrera Catena of Kennett Square

Carolyn Catena

Carolyn Catena

Carolyn Chiabrera Catena, 80, of Kennett Square, died Friday Dec. 6, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Biagio and the late Louise (Talamini) Chiabrera.

Carolyn was a bookkeeper in several industries, most recently for her son at WAC Mushrooms.

She was a longtime parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church. Everyone knew grass never grew under her feet. She was an avid traveler to destinations far and near. Her home away from home was Ocean City, N.J. When Carolyn was not traveling, she enjoyed shopping, reading, knitting, baking, dining out, bowling on various leagues and decorating for each holiday. Most importantly she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband Camillo A. Catena; one son, William A. Catena (Amy) of Kennett Square; two daughters, Annette Vattilano (Robert) of Oxford and Cindy Fragale (Randy Dieterick) of West Grove; one sister, Marguerite “ Maggie” Mastripollito (Phil) of Kennett Square; 10 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

You are invited to visit with Carolyn’s family from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, and from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  Her mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Church 212 Meredith St. Kennett Square. Interment will be held privately.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Neighborhood Hospice, 795 E. Marshall St., Suite 204, West Chester PA 19380.

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