Josephine (nee Vicoli) Catania, 85, a life long Hoboken resident passed away in the home of her birth on Sixth Street on January 5, 2021. Josephine was a devoted wife, mom, and grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband Peter (2014). Her warm smile and gleaming eyes captivated all who knew her. Surviving are two endeared daughters Gina Roder and her husband Alan, and Mary Perry and her husband Vito. Josephine was predeceased by a brother and sister Victor Vicoli and Isabel DeAngelis. Also surviving are her cherished grandchildren Thomas, Raquel, Kenneth, and Ricky Roder and Michael and Gabriela Perry. Along with a host of nieces and nephews. Her final gift her only great grandson Nolan Anthony Roder.
Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Ann’s R.C. Church on Saturday January 9, 2021 at 10 A.M. Interment will follow with her late husband at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting hours Friday 1/8 at the Failla McKnight Memorial Home beginning at 4 P.M. and concluding at 8 PM. Covid-19 guidelines are expected both at the funeral home and church.