Mary (Catanese) Allan

Obituary of Mary (Catanese) Allan

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C. Mary Allan (nee Figurelli and formerly Catanese), 93, of Lyndhurst died on Friday, November 18, 2022.  Mary, as most people knew her, was born and raised in Jersey City and has been a resident of Lyndhurst for many years.  Mary worked as a sales associate for Stern's and Macy's in Paramus.  She was a passionate animal lover who enjoyed line dancing, crossword puzzles, spending afternoons by the pool, and endless rounds of Scrabble. Mary loved spending time with her family and grandchildren, especially every weekend this past summer down the shore with them which she described as "the best summer ever." 

Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband, Fred Allan and by her former husband, Matt Catanese. She is survived by her loving son, Matthew Catanese and his wife Nancy as well as her loving daughter and best friend, Lori Frisina and her husband Anthony. Mary, best known as Mee Ma, is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Nicole, Anthony, Michele and her husband Matt, Danielle, Christine and her husband Matt and their children Cole, Logan and Brynn, as well as caring nieces and nephews.

Mary was predeceased by her dear brother, Frank Figurelli, and survived by his wife Patricia.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 4 - 8 PM.  All will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 23 at 9 AM then to Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst where at 10 AM a funeral mass will be offered.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Mary's love for animals to the Humane Society of Bergen County, 221 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 or to the Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, 100 United Lane, Teterboro, NJ 07608.  You may express your condolences to Mary's family by using our tribute wall.

Tuesday
22
November

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Nazare Memorial Home, Inc.
403 Ridge Road
Lyndhurst, New Jersey, United States
201-438-7272
Wednesday
23
November

Gathering at the Funeral Home

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Nazare Memorial Home, Inc.
403 Ridge Road
Lyndhurst, New Jersey, United States
201-438-7272
Wednesday
23
November

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Sacred Heart Church
324 Ridge Road
Lyndhurst, New Jersey, United States
201-438-1147
Wednesday
23
November

Committal and Interment

11:15 am - 11:45 am
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, New Jersey, United States
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Mary (Catanese) Allan

1929 - 2022

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