Catherine A. Savin

November 7, 1940 - October 25, 2017

Obituary & Service Info

Catherine A. Savin (Nee: Leonardo), 76, of South Amboy, entered peacefully into everlasting life on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Arrangements are under the direction of Kurzawa Funeral Home, 338 Main Street, South Amboy, NJ.

Catherine is survived by her devoted husband Eugene of 55 years. They met in Queens, NY in 1959 and fell in love. They were married in 1962 and moved to South Amboy, NJ to start a family. She was the cherished mother to Michael (Darcy), William, and Catherine Kopko (Ken), beloved grandmother to Michael Thomas, Melissa, Elizabeth and Kenneth. She is survived by her twin sister Natalie Barbella, brothers Angelo Leonardo (Madeline), Joseph Leonardo (Anna); sisters-in-law Andrea Leonardo and Tatiana Delin (Robert) and many loving nieces and nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Predeceased by her parents Angelo and Catherine, brother Charles and brothers-in-law John Barbella and John Reviaska.

Catherine was a member of the St. Mary’s Church Parish in South Amboy for 53 years and was a proud member of the Adoration Society for 10 years. She served as the class mother, a school librarian and former President of the PTA. Catherine retired after 23 years as a supervisor from Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ.

Funeral services will begin on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 9:30am at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church in South Amboy at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, East Brunswick, NJ. Viewing hours will take place at the funeral home on Sunday Oct. 29th from 2-6pm and Monday morning from 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the St. Jude’s Children Hospital www.stjude.org/Donate‎.