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James “Jimmy” P. Catania

November 27, 1933 ~ January 27, 2022

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,
Arrangements are under the direction of Millennium Cremation Service. Condolences may be shared with the family on this tribute page.


mary Ann popolizio

February 4, 2022, 9:45 pm

I met Jimmy in Long Island New York when we both lived there. Around 1992, when his wife Maureen introduced us. After we both moved to Port Saint Lucie, Florida, my husband, Peter Popolizio, and Jimmy became friends and the 4 of us had some great times together. Yes, Jimmy was a great cook and my Italian husband loved his antipastos. After my husband’s death in 2015, I became much closer to Jimmy and Maureen and they offered me much support. I am so glad that I was able to visit him and to say goodbye on his last day. He always managed to give me his nice smile whenever I saw him. Rest in peace friend.

Robert A.Catania

February 9, 2022, 4:13 am

I love you forever and always dad and You are at peace in heaven with mommy Maureen Stafford Catania at last and Some day we will all be together Dad I could never repay you in human life you’ve done for me and I will never forget it God rest your soul.

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