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Anthony P. Catalfamo, 81, of 28th Street, an insurance agent for 27 years, died Tuesday (Sept. 30, 1997) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center from injuries suffered in a car crash on Niagara Falls Boulevard.

A Niagara Falls native, Catalfamo attended St. Joseph Elementary School and graduated from Niagara Falls High School.

During World War II, he served in the Army, earning the Bronze Star for service in the Pacific Theater. He was a staff sergeant and squad leader.

Catalfamo was an insurance agent for the Prudential Insurance Co. and retired in 1978. He also worked for the Union Carbide Co., before enlisting in the Army.

Catalfamo was a bingo chairman at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and was a golfing regular at the Hyde Park Golf Course for 35 years. He was a volunteer at St. Mary's Manor Nursing Home and bowled with the Retired Men's Service Club. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church and its Holy Name Society and Bereavement Committee. He also was a eucharistic minister.

His wife, the former Mary Zito, died in 1993.

Survivors include a daughter, Joanne Kinney of Ransomville; a sister, Frances Micale of New Jersey; a brother, Joseph; and three grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:15 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., after prayers at 8:45 in M.J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


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