A Funeral Mass for Mr. Fredric "Freddie" Catalano, age 76, of Hernando, Florida, will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 9, 2010, at the Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, August 8, 2010 at the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Inurnment will be held at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mr. Catalano was born December 10, 1933, in New York, NY, son of the late Joseph and Stella (Vitanza) Catalano. He died August 4, 2010, in Hernando, FL. Mr. Catalano was an Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War. He worked as an Agent for the United States Treasury and moved to Hernando, Florida from New York 14 years ago. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed railroading and bowling. Mr. Catalano was a member of Elks Lodge # 2522 Hernando and Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Eugenia Catalano of Hernando; daughter, Elizabeth (Alfred) Simoncini of NY; brother-in-law, Alexander Kurilova, also of NY; and 2 grandchildren.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from Aug. 6 to Aug. 9, 2010