In Remembrance of Catherine E. Mecca

Catherine E. Mecca

Catherine E. Mecca

Dunmore, PA May 12, 1919 ~ November 9, 2013 Date of Service: November 13, 2013

Catherine E. Mecca, 94, of Dunmore, died Saturday evening in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton. Her husband, James V. Mecca, died April 3, 2002.

Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine Ferdinand and was a graduate of Hazleton High School.

Catherine was a lady in every sense of the word. She was a caring wife, loving mother, the best mother-in-law, the sweetest grandma and the greatest great-grandma. She would always put other people's feelings before hers and lived for her family. Her passions were cooking, baking and crocheting. She was a devoted member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish and its Altar and Rosary Society and was a member of Dunmore Senior Citizens Center. She lived a great life full of family, friends and God.

The family wishes to thank the nursing staff of the Jewish Home for its loving care.

Surviving are a son, James Mecca and wife, Georgette, Dunmore; grandchildren, Mark Mecca and wife, Meredith, Long Pond; Sara Whitlock and husband, G/Sgt. David, Jacksonville, N.C.; and Jennifer Dolphin and husband, Bill, East Mountain section; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by sisters, Angela, Mildred, Margaret, Mary and Rose; and brothers; Anthony, Louis, Dominic, Ralph, Joseph and John.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 in St. Anthony's Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment, St. Michael's Cemetery, Dunmore.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, 1101 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509, or to SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, 303 Smith St., Dunmore, PA 18512.









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Donald L Reach
Posts: 6
Sorry for your loss
Reply #2 on : Tue November 12, 2013, 17:38:34
I am very sorry for you loss, and my sincere condolences to the family. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. My name is Donald reach, and I went to school with Jennifer.
John J Mecca
Posts: 6
Re: In Remembrance of Catherine E. Mecca
Reply #1 on : Mon November 11, 2013, 21:04:26
My dear Aunt Catherine will never be forgotten. She was the "spark plug" of the family, always made you feel good even if you didn't. Will never forget her good cooking and baking that she most generously shared with us quite often. Her sense of humor was priceless, and whenever she, my mother and Catherine Dominic got together, the comedy was unbeatable.

My sincere condolences to the family, and may she rest in peace.