Nila Pittillo Cataruzolo

Obituary
  • "Tom, We both so admired the rapport between you and Nila...."
    - Rob Bennink
  • "Nila, you will be missed so much... You lit up Tom's life..."
    - Marie Connolly

Nila Pittillo-Cataruzolo of Ormond Beach, Florida died suddenly on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Florida Hospital Flagler, Palm Coast, FL. The family will gather together with friends on Tuesday, July 29th between the hours of 2-5 pm at Lohman Funeral Home; 733 W. Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday; July 30th at 10:00 am at First United Methodist Church; 336 Halifax Dr. Ormond Beach. Nila was born on November 23, 1947 in Texarkana, AR, to Shubert "Pat" and Marie (Giles) Pittillo, and was raised in Shreveport, Louisiana. Nila graduated from L.S.U. and had a successful career as a corporate attorney for Dow Chemical. She was an amazing cook and specialized in Cajun cuisine. She was an avid golfer and has many close friends at Plantation Bay Country Club where she and her husband are members. Nila's warm personality will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her loving husband, Tom Cataruzolo; his children, Wendy Kunich and Todd Cataruzolo, both of Atlanta, Georgia as well as her cousins, who she considered brothers, Wilbur Giles of Little Rock, AR, Jack Giles, of Poway, CA, and Robert Giles of Hot Springs, AR. Memorial contributions may be made in Nila's memory to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, a hospital Nila had contributed to for many years; c/o The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Ormond.



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Lohman Funeral Home Ormond
733 W Granada Blvd Ormond Beach, FL 32174
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on July 27, 2014
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