The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 28, 2012

Catherine M. Collette

Star Beacon

TUCSON, Ariz. — Catherine M. Collette, age 76, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital from a long illness. She was surrounded by her family.

Catherine was born Feb. 2, 1936, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of Dominick and Angela (Rinaldi) Collette, both deceased. Catherine graduated from Ashtabula High School in 1954, and attended Kent State University.

She moved to Tucson, Ariz. in 1986, after taking disability retirement from Reliance Electric where she worked as a Specification Technician. She was a long standing member of the East Plymouth Grange. In Tucson, she worked as a volunteer at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church for 23 years.

Catherine is survived by her three sisters, Elizabeth Andrews, Marie Collette and Frances (Steven) Bunker, all of Tucson.

In the beautiful surroundings of Saguaro National Park not far from her home, Catherine’s cremains will be spread.

Arrangements by BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, Tucson, Ariz. Obituary and condolences at and

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