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Kathleen B. Purgatorio

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Kathleen B Purgatorio

AGE: 86 • Holmdel

Kathleen B. Purgatorio, 86, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Willows on Saturday, January 28, 2017. She was born Kathleen B. Venetian on November 28, 1930 in Manhattan, NY, where she grew up and met her husband, Thomas. In 1966, they moved to Staten Island, NY to raise their family, and in 2005, she settled in Holmdel. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Margaret (Radice) Venetian, her devoted husband, Thomas Purgatorio, her beloved son, Thomas W. Purgatorio, her dear siblings, John Venetian and Anita Schmidt, her brother-in-law, Arnold Schmidt, and her sister-in-law, Carol Venetian. Kathleen is survived by her loving daughter, Katherine M. Howard and her husband, Robert, of Union Beach, her adoring brother, Robert Venetian, and her cherished grandsons, Christopher Howard and his wife, Colleen, and Matthew Howard and his wife, Shelley. She will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, January 31st from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM and Wednesday, February 1st from 8:45 to 9:30 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, February 1st at 10:30 AM, The Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Staten Island, NY. Entombment, Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Kathleen to the Make A Wish Foundation,, would be greatly appreciated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 31, 2017
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