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Catherine Cugliari

March 20, 1936 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Catherine Cugliari Obituary


Catherine Cugliari

Beloved Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, 87


Mrs. Catherine (nee Lopreiato) Cugliari, 87, of Newark, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue, on Friday, January 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, January 6 at 9:30 a.m.  There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Avenue, Nutley at 10:30 a.m.  The entombment will be at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum Cemetery, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington.


Catherine was born March 20, 1936 in Sant'Onofrio, Calabria, Italy, and immigrated to Newark in 1951 at the age of 15.  She was a loving homemaker with a heart of gold.  Catherine was known for her amazing cooking and her extraordinary love for her family and friends.


She is survived by her loving sons Mark Cugliari and his wife Linda, Joseph Cugliari and his wife Celia, Gregory Cugliari, Salvatore Cugliari and his wife Arlene, Matthew Cugliari and his wife Kathy; her cherished grandchildren, Greg, Mark, Asante’, Catherine, Ashley, Joseph, Alissa, Tara, Anthony, Michael, Mathew and Christopher; her precious great-grandchildren, Cameron, Ava, Rocco, Gianna, Lachlan, Reggie, Luciana, Dominic, and Maximo.


Catherine was predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years, Gregory Cugliari (2016); her sister Elizabeth Cugliari; and her brothers, Onofrio, John, and Joe Lopreiato.


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January 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Mass
January 6, 2024

10:30 AM
Holy Family Church
28 Brookline Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

January 6, 2024

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031


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