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Catherine Repice

Catherine Repice

Sunday, November 3rd, 1929 Saturday, March 16th, 2019

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Obituary for Catherine Repice (Talotta)

Mrs. Catherine Repice (nee Talotta) of South Philadelphia, peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in her home, surrounded by her family. She was 89 years of age.

Born in Santa Caterina del Ionio, Italy, Catherine brought many of the old world traditions here to new home in South Philadelphia. Her kitchen was the heart of the family home and was where she made magic happen. Rice Balls, Honey Balls, Easter Bread, Lasagna, Soppressata, Capocollo, fried Zucchini Blossoms, gravy, canning are just a few things that were lovingly done with her own hands, with love, from scratch. Catherine had a deep devotion to her Roman Catholic beliefs. She would attend church daily and was Eucharistic Minister at the Italian Language Mass at Saint Nick's. Her home would reflect the important holy events and would decorate accordingly. Many would remember the feast of Corpus Christie where there would be an altar in the front of her house and where the Benediction would be given when the procession would conclude.

She is the beloved wife of the late Giorgio; devoted mother of Frank (Vita), Domenic, Rosemary (Donato) Valentino and Anthony (Linda); loving grandmother of Giorgio, Anthony, Anthony, Domenic, Joseph and Anthony and great grandmother of Orlando and Leo.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing 9 AM and Funeral Mass 10:30 AM Thursday in St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, 9th & Watkins Sts. Entombment Fernwood Mausoleum, Yeadon.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church
    9th and Watkins Sts
    PHILADELPHIA, PA
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    Thursday, March 21st, 2019
    9:00am - 10:30am
  • Service

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 | 10:30am
    St. Nicholas of Tolentine
    9th and Watkins Sts.
    PHILADELPHIA, PA
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    Thursday, March 21st, 2019
    10:30am
  • Interment

    Fernwood
    6501 Baltimore Avenue
    LANSDOWNE, PA
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Marlyse Lindblad

Tony, our deepest sympathies to you in the loss of your mother. Our hearts go out to you, Linda, your sons, as well as your entire family at this most somber time. We hope you find comfort in the outpouring of support and the love of family and friends.
Marlyse and Bengt Lindblad
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Robert and Stephanie Bongiovanni

Our deepest condolences
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Tony and Rita Marino

RIP Zia Caterina. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Frank, Domenic, Rosemary, Tony and your families. With deepest sympathy. Tony and Rita Marino
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Don & Joanne Colasuonno

Sending our love and condolences to Frank, Domenic, Rosemary, Tony and families. We will miss you so much Zia Caterina. Love Don, Joanne and the boys.
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Roslyn Lazzaro

Condolences to Frank, Domenic, Rosemary, Tony and families. Thinking of you all at this sad time, RIP beautiful Zia Caterina . Antonio, Roslyn and fam
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