In Remembrance of Catherine Dunio

Catherine Dunio

Catherine Dunio

April 19, 1931 ~ December 10, 2012 Date of Service:

Catherine Dunio, 81, a resident of St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home in Elmhurst Township, and formerly of Scranton, died early Monday in St. Mary’s Villa. Her husband, the late Sam Dunio died in 2007.

Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Mulrain Cavanaugh, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School. She was a member of St. Paul’s Parish- St. Clare’s Church in Scranton. Catherine was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and friend who will be extremely missed. The family would like to thank the staff’s at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, Celtic HealthCare, and Dr. Salvatore Lawrence for the care and compassion shown to Catherine.

Surviving are three sons, John Dunio and wife Anne, Jefferson Township; Joseph Dunio, Scranton, and Michael Dunio, Scranton, a daughter Mary Beth Straka, Jefferson Township, two grandchildren, Matthew and James Dunio of Scranton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffery Dunio, four sisters, Mary Newberry, Elizabeth Feeney, Helen Everett, and Alice Bonifanti and two brothers, Matthew and John Cavanaugh, a niece, Marybeth Holmes, and a nephew, William Bonifanti.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Clare’s Church, North Washington Ave., Scranton. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5pm-8pm.

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