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Ernesto Catalano

December 07, 2020 - December 08, 2020
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Ernesto Catalano

December 07, 2020 - December 08, 2020

Ernesto Catalano, 84, of Tucson, Arizona passed away on December 7, 2020 at the age of 84. Ernesto is preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Antonia Fimbres, parents Giuseppe Roco Catalano and Christina Hernandez Catalano, sister Christina Borquez, brothers; Joe, Rudolfo and Gene Catalano.

Ernesto was born in Bowie, Arizona on December 2, 1936, one of seven children. He joined the US Navy and spent 4 years at sea. He returned to Arizona. Soon after he met the love of his life, Antonia. They married on August 4, 1962. They raised four boys together, during which he earned an Associates Degree from Pima Community College and attended the University of Arizona. Ernesto spent 31 years as a mail carrier for the US Post Office. 
Ernesto was a man of strong faith. He will be remembered for his love of God, sports, especially watching his sons and grandsons play baseball, and the love and dedication he had to his family. He took great pleasure in spending time with his family, talking to people, taking his boys on trips as kids, reading and was an avid fan of horse races. 

Ernie is survived by his brothers; Frank (Betty) and Albert, sons; Leonard, Anthony (Alice), Arthur (Leesa) and Gabriel, grandsons; Marcus, Giovanni, Thomas, granddaughters; Elissa, Rose, Belle, and great grandson; Marcell, as well as friends and family.

Services will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Avenidas Cremation and Burial. Due to the restrictions of Covid-19, services are limited. A private interment will take place at Holy Hope Cemetery following a Catholic mass in near future so that he may be joined with his beloved Antonia.

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frank catalano Condolences to all the Catalano families and prayers . Ernesto is now resting and in Heaven and is better then this earth. I grew up with 6 brothers and one sister. We had a lot of memories and good times. My mom brought us up very good and Ernesto worked very hard to help the family. He worked being a mailman and was in the Navy for 4 years. 4 brothers being in the Navy and one in the reserves. my mom Christina was from Yuma Az. and my father Giuseppi Rocco Catalano who was from Sicily. Ernesto is now resting in peace. May he be with our Lord forever Amen.
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