Joseph F. “Joe Cat” Catalano, age 82 of Rhinelander, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s hospital with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 27, 1934 in Milwaukee to Salvatore and Margaret (Sansone) Catalano.
Joe is survived by his children, JoAnn Catalano, Gail (Tim) Capper and Joe Catalano; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;a sister, Marie (Joe) Gazzana; a brother, Antony (Mary Ann) Catalano, and sisters-in-law, Pauline, Phyllis, Ann and Pat.
He is preceded in death by his wives, Diane and Judy; a great-grandson, Brennan; his brothers, Vince, Ted, Sam and Mike; a sister, Bess, and a brother-in-law, Sam.
A memorial mass will be held Saturday, Aug.12 at 11 a.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Joseph’s site. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of mass at the church. Inurnment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee. (Hildebrand Funeral Home