Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-4436
More Obituaries for CATALDO
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?


1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
CATALDO, Robert A. 85, of Glastonbury formerly of Revere, MA, husband of Joan (Flaherty) Cataldo, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Salmon Brook Nursing Home. Born July 13, 1931in Boston, MA, son of the late Orlando and Theresa (Decarlo) Cataldo, he had lived in Massachusetts moving to Glastonbury four years ago. Bob was known for his great charm and sense of humor, and was beloved by family and friends. He was affectionately known as "Bob the Cat", "Big Daddy" and "Papa". He had many interests in life but his greatest was his love of horses and for many years raced horses as an owner at Suffolk Downs in Revere, Mass and other racetracks in the northeast. Besides his wife Joan, he is survived by his four children and their spouses; Lynn and Anthony Bova of Woburn, MA, Robert E. Cataldo of Boston, MA, Janet and Vincent Pugliese of Glastonbury, Bruce and Judy Cataldo of Derry, NH, a brother Fred Cataldo and his wife Sue of Kalamazoo, MI, nine grandchildren Anthony Bova, Stephanie O'Neil and her husband Michael, Leanne Bova, Lauren Cole and her husband Michael, Crystal Morales-Cataldo, Vincent Pugliese, Nicole Pugliese, Zachary Pugliese, Brianna Cataldo and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Edward Cataldo. Funeral services were held in Connecticut. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Patients Recreation Fund, Salmon Brook Nursing Home, 72 Salmon Brook Dr., Glastonbury, CT. 06033. For online condolences please visit

Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 25, 2016
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Mulryan Funeral Home