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Catherine “Cathy” Civitarese 

September 8, 1939 - March 9, 2023


Catherine “Cathy” Civitarese, 83, of Jacksonville, FL passed away on March 9, 2023. She was born on September 8, 1939 to Natale and Maria (Nettuno) Butera in Platania, Italy. She immigrated to the United States and resided in both Brewster, NY and Danbury, CT for many years before retiring to Jacksonville, FL in 2007. 

Cathy loved to be surrounded by her family. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, shopping, and getting her hair and nails done. 

She is survived by her four daughters: Maria (Dennis) Tibbits, Yolanda (Mario) Durant, Gina (Timmy) Burkhart, and Catherine (Mark) Crosier. She leaves behind her grandchildren: Dennis Jr. (Katie), Steven (Brooke), Ryan, Alexis, and Camry; and great grandchildren: Sophie, Atlas, Eddie, Cayden, Liam, Victoria and Madison. In addition, her sister-in-laws Olga Butera and Mary Butera, and many nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, Michael, John, Felix, and Antonio Butera, and her sisters, Maria Angela Perri, and Frances Cerminara. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 21st at 10:00am at St. Gregory the Great Church in Danbury. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery. There are no calling hours

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the American Heart Association. 




10:00 am
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
St. Gregory The Great Church
85 Great Plain Road
Danbury, Connecticut, United States


St. Peter Cemetery
71 Lake Ave Ext
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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