James “Jimmy” P. Catania, 88 of Port St. Lucie, Florida passed away January 27, 2022 in Port St. Lucie.
Born November 27,1933 in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of Leonard J. and Florence Catania. Jimmy moved to Florida in 1996 coming from Rocky Point, Long Island, New York.
He had been the Vice President and Union Representative of National Organization of Industrial Trade Unions (NOITU), Jamaica, New York.
Jimmy was of the Roman Catholic faith, a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in St. Lucie West and member of the Republican Party.
He was creative and loved to draw, paint, make furniture and work in his workshop. He could fix anything that need to be fixed. The one passion he had was cooking. His wife said, “He, in my eyes, was a gourmet cook. He loved to watch his family and friends enjoy whatever he prepared.”
Survivors include his beloved wife of 31years, Maureen L Catania; sons, James Catania (Roseann) of Staten Island, New York and Robert Catania (Kathy) of Brooklyn; daughters, Linda Calabro (Tony) of Rancho Mirage, California and Florence Catania of Rocky Point, New York; stepsons, Edward of Casselberry, Florida Gregory Jackson of Sound Beach; New York and Kevin Jackson of Orlando, Florida; and brother, Robert Catania (Maryann) of Brooklyn, New York; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Richard W Waltz and sister-in-law, Janie; many nieces and nephews.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his first wife, Maureen Catania in 1973; father, Leonardo; mother, Florence, brothers, Leonard and Edward and sister, Elaine Vitale.
For those who would like, please consider memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or online, https://www.alz.org/nca/donate.
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