Michelle R. "Missy" Catalone, 47, of 122 N. St. Marys St., St. Marys, died on Monday, June 2, 2014 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 30, 1966, a daughter of Rocco "Rocky" Catalone of Palmyra and Karen Anders Lenze of St. Marys.
Missy was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of SMAHS. She attended St. Agnes Church and had a great love for animals, especially her dog, Bailey. She loved music and her family, and always enjoyed spending time with them.
In addition to her father, Rocky Catalone and his longtime companion, Sandy, and her mother and stepfather, Karen and Steve Lenze, she is survived by a son, Jeremy Catalone of Flagstaff, Ariz.; a daughter, Kristy Reed of Elmira, N.Y.; a sister, Jeanette, Mrs. Chris Drenivich of Palmyra; two stepsisters, Shannon Lenze of St. Marys and Beth, Mrs. Joe Walsh of San Jose, Calif.; and a stepbrother, Brian (Jen) Lenze of St. Marys. She is also survived by a niece and nephew, Paige and Christopher, as well as her fiance, Rob Nissel of St. Marys and her longtime friend and caregiver, Jean Gasbarre of Johnsonburg.
She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.
A Memorial Service for Michelle R. "Missy" Catalone will be celebrated on Saturday, June 7 at 1 p.m. at the St. Agnes Church, N. St. Marys Street, St. Marys with Rev. Bruce Burkness, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, Pa. 15857.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreen.com.