Catherine (Penna) Anthenelli

March 14, 1933 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 86)


Catherine Anthenelli, 86, of Piscataway, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Scotch Plains with her loving family by her side. Born in Jersey City, she is the daughter of the late Teresa and Henry Penna.

Catherine worked as a Customer Service Representative for Pharmacia in Piscataway for many years before her retirement. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is predeceased by her loving husband Victor(2013.) and her brother Dominick V. Penna. She is survived by her two children, her daughter Therese Marie and her husband Michael Baldino, her son Victor and his wife Michelle Anthenelli, with her 4 grandchildren, Catherine, John, Zachary and Jacob. Along with her sister in law Catherine "DiDi" Wright.

There will be a visitation ‪on Tuesday, March 17 from 3-7PM‬. A funeral mass will take place ‪on Wednesday, March 18 at 9:30AM‬ at St John’s Church, Dunellen. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Catherine’s name to Center for Hope Hospice, ‪1900 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076‬.

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March 17, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sheenan Funeral Home
233 Dunellen Ave.
Dunellen, NJ 08812

Funeral Mass
March 18, 2020

9:30 AM
St Johns Catholic Church
317 1st St
Dunellen, NJ 08812


Resurrection Cemetery and Mausoleum
899 E Lincoln Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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