Carolyn Chiabrera Catena

Carolyn Chiabrera Catena

AGE: 80 • Kennett Square, PA

Carolyn Chiabrera Catena, age 80 of Kennett Square, PA., died Friday December 6, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, 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, NJ. 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 PM Thursday December 12, 2013 and from 8:30-9:30 AM Friday December 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 10AM 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. To share condolences with her family, please visit

Funeral Home

Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc
250 W State St Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 444-4116

Published in The News Journal on Dec. 9, 2013