Catherine DeMercurio

catherine demercurio

May 8, 1921 ~ September 12, 2018

DeMercurio, Catherine, nee: Careri, age 97, of Fort Lee, on Wednesday September 12, 2018. Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy she was a clerk for ShopRite of Fort Lee. She was one of the founding members of both the Main Street Senior Club and the 475 Main Street Senior Building where she was a former President. Proud member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fort Lee VFW and a parishioner of Madonna R.C. Church. Beloved wife of the late Saverio DeMercurio. Devoted mother of Maria Harding, Rose Martinez, Patricia Bartone and Nancy Mackie. Cherished grandmother of Jimmy, Bobby, Maria “Sissy”, Tammy, Joseph, Leslie, Stacy, Cindy, Keri and the late Andrea. Adored great grandmother of 19 and 4 great-great grandchildren. Dear sister of Marie Medaglia-Sanborn, Joseph, Sal and the Late Patsy Careri. The family will receive their friends on Sunday 3:00 -7:00 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Monday at 10:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill at 11:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information or call (201) 944-0100 or


Mass: September 17, 2018 11:00 am

Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: September 16, 2018 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place:

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. My deepest sympathies for the rest of the family, kids, grandkids, great grandkids & everyone who loved Nana Kate! What a long life she has lived & what an amazing legacy & family she leaves behind for us! I love u all so much xoxo

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person and your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers Nana will be missed.
    Deepest sympathy to Stacy and Rose and Leslie and the whole family.
    Jen and Dan

  3. Angels are indeed in this world as human, Mama is one of them. A woman with a heart of GOLD, she always see a positive thing in every situation. I was one of her aides and I love her at first sight,the whole time I sent with her was just like me taking care of my gramma.
    I pray for Elternal rest for her, and may the Lord be with all her generations in Jesus mighty name,AMEN.

  4. My deepest condolences goes out to family and friends of Catherine DeMercurio. She was a lovely and caring person and I had the pleasure of being one of her aides in which she treated me with the most respect . R.I.P

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