June 21, 1935 - September 11, 2011
Joseph Rocco Catanzaro, 76, of Hudson, NH, Died Sunday September 11, 2011 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH surrounded by his loving family. Joseph was born on June 21, 1935 in Boston, MA son of the late Joseph L. and Viola (Venezia) Catanzaro. He was also predeceased by a brother, Michael Catanzaro and a sister Janice Lenzi. Joseph was the loving husband to Joyce M. (Sewell) Catanzaro with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Joseph proudly served two years in the Army National Guard and was discharged in September of 1955 and then went on to get married that same year. He was employed at the Charlestown Naval Ship Yard, but will most be remembered for his 37 years as a dedicated volunteer, bringing God's words and song to nursing homes, prisons, State Hospitals, as well as regular prayer meetings held in his home. Besides his loving wife Joyce, Joseph is survived by four sons, Joseph M. Catanzaro of Melrose, MA, Richard C. Catanzaro and his wife Maria of Lynn, MA, John G. Catanzaro and his wife Bronwyn of Canaan, NH and Christopher T. Catanzaro and his wife Beverly of Pelham, NH; three daughters, Sandra M. Blanchet and her husband Gary of Burlington, MA, Shirley A. Loranger and her husband Guy of Dracut, MA, and Linda J. Benoit and her husband Arthur of Lawrence, MA; three brothers, Gerald Catanzaro of Winchester, MA and Alfred and Richard Catanzaro both of Stoneham, MA; a sister, Anne Catanzaro of Medford, MA; thirteen grandchildren, Sharon, Stephen, Sarah, Jennifer, A.J., Nicole, Tanya, Matthew, Brittany, Jory, Morgan, Krystal and Lillian; eight great-grandchildren, Jacob, Joey, Emily, Ariana, Tye, Jory (J.J.), Gianna, Cyrus and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday September 15th from 4-8pm in the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST., HUDSON. A Funeral service will be held September 16th at 10am in the Funeral Home, Public may arrive at 9:45am. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in North Reading, MA.
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