GOWANDA Charles S. Catalano, 94, of Gowanda, NY passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Lake Shore Hospital.
He was born October 17, 1919 in North Collins, NY the son of the late Frank and Anna Catalano.
In 1943 he married the former Angeline Steklasa, who predeceased him on August 17, 2006.
As a small boy he worked at his father's hotel in North Collins, NY and enjoyed bowling, dancing, horse shoes, golfing and gardening. He was a member of St. Joseph's RC Church and its men's group and the Slovenian Club.
He is survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by 6 brothers, Joseph, Frank, George, Charles, Peter and Salvatore Catalano; and a sister, Frances Muscato.
Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Sun-day July 27, 2014 from 3-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, NY.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph's R.C. Church.