Methuen — Josephine (Palumbo) Catalano, 85, of Methuen passed away Monday, June 10, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill. She was born in Methuen, and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Carmela (Teoli) Palumbo.
Mrs. Catalano was raised and educated in Methuen. She worked as a manager for W.T. Grant in Lawrence and North Andover. She enjoyed going to flea markets, and was a parishioner of St. Lucy’s Church in Methuen.
Mrs. Catalano was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Stephen Catalano, and her siblings Frank Palumbo and Laura Muraco. She is survived by her son, Stephen Catalano of Methuen; and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of Josephine, her funeral services will be private and there will be no visiting hours. Private entombment will be in St. Mary’s–Immaculate Conception Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are by the Cataudella Funeral ome 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.