Deacon Catapano dies; served Medina parish for 15 years

| April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deacon Sam Catapano and his wife, Ann, pose for a portrait in 2001. Deacon Catapano died March 31, Ann died in 2005. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

Deacon Salvatore “Sam” Catapano died March 31. He was 84.

He was born in Buffalo, New York, and was ordained to the permanent diaconate Sept, 29, 2001. He served at Holy Name of Jesus in Medina from 2001-2016.

He went to college in his home state and got a degree in accounting. He worked for General Mills from 1956-1998. In 1998, he became a vice president in the auditing department.

His wife, Ann, died in 2005, and the couple had six children. Mass of Christian burial was April 7. Interment is in Holy Name Cemetery.


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