Catherine Astone, (nee Barrett), 89 of Westfield passed away on November 13,2020.
Arrangements by Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave, Union, NJ. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass at St. Michaels Church in Union on Wednesday, November 18th at 10:15AM. Interment will follow at Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth.
Born in Newark, Catherine was raised in North Arlington, lived in Union for 64 years after marrying her husband Alex, and then recently to Westfield.
Catherine received her nursing degree at Hackensack Hospital. She worked as a nurse for over 40 years. She started her career at Presbyterian Hospital, before taking position as the nursing supervisor at the North Jersey Blood Center where she worked for over 30 years.
In her free time, Catherine loved traveling with her beloved husband Alex, and spending quality time with family and friends. She took her grandchildren on adventures, often to the Poconos and the Jersey Shore. She volunteered at St. Michaels Church in Union.
She is the beloved wife of the late Alex Astone: father of Michael Astone and his wife Janice, Patrick Astone and his wife June, Catherine De Luca and her husband Michael, and the late Thomas Astone. She is survived by her daughter in-law Roxanne. She is the sister of Joseph Barrett and the late Margaret Wysocki. She is lovingly known as “Ganny” by her grandchildren AJ, KateLynn, Laura and Bridget.
She was loving, full of heart, and will be dearly missed by all.