NIAGARA FALLS —
Monica Elaine Caterina, 69, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sabino "Sam" T. and Lebra "Bella" A. (Bagnoli) Caterina.
Monica was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, attended local schools, and worked at various area jobs over many years. Monica enjoyed ceramics and was an avid reader. She also had a keen interest in art history and enjoyed painting, especially watercolors. Monica was a devoted sister and aunt who was cherished and will be greatly missed by her family.
Monica is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth "Libby" Caterina of Niagara Falls, NY and Susan Hodnik of Haines, AK; two nephews, Joshua Marc (Regina) Rioux and Jonah Marc Rioux; her great-nieces and great-nephews, Jonna Jo Camille Rioux, Josiah James Rioux, April Valentine, Jaden Rioux and Olivia Stankovich; her special Aunt Emma Toole of Lewisburg, PA; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral services at the convenience of the family will be held at a later date. If desired, memorial donations may be made to N.F. Crisis Hotline, Niagara County Department of Mental Health, 5467 Upper Mountain Road, Lockport, NY 14094. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.