Catherine M. (Garaffa) Salerno
July 2, 2014

Catherine M. (Garaffa) Salerno, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, July 2nd at Epoch of Norton. She was 84 years old and the beloved wife of Harry J. Salerno for 54 years.

Born in Stamford, CT on June 30, 1930, she was the loving daughter of the late Domenic & Pauline (Salvatore) Garaffa.

Mrs. Salerno was a graduate of Stamford High School Class of 1948 and worked as the Assistant to the Controller at the former Artistic Manufacturing Co. in Stamford prior to her marriage. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Women's Club, a volunteer at the Mansfield Council on Aging and a very active Communicant of St. Mary's.

Mrs. Salerno was the loving mother of Cathy Menchi & her husband Glenn of Quincy, Laurie Keane & her husband Robert of Norton and Paul Salerno & his wife Ursula of AK. She was the cherished grandmother of Gregg Kennedy and Michael and Robert Keane.

Funeral from the Bolea-Amici Funeral Home, 115 No. Main Street, Mansfield on Tuesday, July 8 at 8am. Followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, 330 Pratt Street (Rte. 106) in Mansfield at 9am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 4-8pm. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Salerno's memory to the Epoch of Norton Senior Living Sunshine Fund, 190 Mansfield Ave., Norton, MA 02766.

 

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