Francisco Cataldo Jr.

Francisco “Frank” J. Cataldo, Jr., 85, of Clarendon, PA., died peacefully Thursday evening, November 30, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born June 9, 1932 in Kinzua, Pa., son of the late Francesco and Santa Bruno Cataldo. He was a lifelong Kinzua and Warren area resident. He was employed as a carpenter with the Local Carpenters Union, for over 50 years. Frank was of the Catholic faith and loved hunting and spending time at his camp, with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his three children – Debra Bogniak and husband, John of Russell, PA., Linda Michel and husband, Tom, Frank J. Cataldo, III and wife, Karen all of Warren, PA., 1 Brother – Joseph J. Cataldo, Jr. of Sugar Grove, PA., 1 Sister – Rosina Horvoth and husband, Joseph of Mentor, Ohio, 11 Grandchildren – Michelle Bankoske of Ocean Springs, Miss., Amanda Lester and William Jerman both of Warren, PA., Kathryn Miller of Harrisburg, PA., Michael Bogniak of Russell, PA., Sarah Bogniak of Clarendon, PA., Jessica Bigknife of Sterling, VA., Patricia Bogniak of Erie, PA., Joey Austin of Corry, PA., Kelsy and Libby Cataldo of Warren, PA., 8 Great Grandchildren – Michael and MacKenzie Lester of Warren, PA., Jonathan and Emily Bogniak of Russell, PA., Micah and Naomi Miller of Harrisburg, PA., William Jerman III of Warren, PA., Brookelyn, Graceyn and Tobyn Bankoske all of Ocean Springs, Miss., and Baby Girl Bigknife due in February 2018, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Shirley B. Olson Cataldo whom he married at St. Callistus R.C. Church, Kane, Pa., on June 19, 1954 who died February 22, 2006, 1 Sister – Theresa Dawes, 2 Brothers – Umberto F. Cataldo and Charles M. Cataldo.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Monday at 6:00 P.M. with Deacon Joseph Lucia, presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA., with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 110 West 10th Street, Erie, PA. 16501or the Warren Manor Patient Activities Fund, 682 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA. 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting