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Former Sunset Drive resident Catherine Grossetti, 89, passed away the afternoon of Jan. 20, 2018, at Clen-Moore Place.
Born on Aug. 21, 1928, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Rosina Roth Wellman. On June 21, 1947, she married her beloved husband, Michael Grossetti, and the two spent over 63 years together until he preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 2010.
Catherine was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. A sports enthusiast, she enjoyed bowling and golfing; she also loved to follow and watch all of her children and grandchildren as they played in different sports. Catherine was known as an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan and loved watching their games.
Catherine is survived by her children, Catherine Marlene Bender and husband Dale, G. Michael Grossetti and wife Corinn, and Terry Grossetti and wife Barbara, all of New Castle; grandchildren, Amy Thimons and husband Dave, Scott Bender, Terry Grossetti, Jacob Grossetti and Megan Grossetti; and great-grandchildren, Derek Waddington and Brigitte Thimons.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Dan, Fritz, John and Sam Wellman, and sisters, Elizabeth Riggans, Rose DeMatteo and Anne DeLache.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road. Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Reverend David Snyder of St. John Lutheran Church.
Interment will take place in Castleview Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on January 21, 2018
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