Catherine Rohe, 95, of Chatham, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Friday, August 4, 2017 surrounded by her family at Garden Terrace.
Catherine was born on April 17, 1922 in New York City, NY. She was the oldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Giovanni and Maria (nee Rossi) Mazzocchi who had arrived in the U.S. from Piacenza, Italy.
She worked as a dress designer at Wentworth in New York City prior to dedicating her life to raising and loving her family. Catherine had resided in New York City, Warren NJ, Baldwin NY and Port Richey FL before moving to Chatham in 2006.
Catherine had an unwavering faith and prayed daily for her family and friends. She often spoke of her devotion to Mary, the blessed Mother. She was a parishioner of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Chatham, NJ. In her spare time, she enjoyed painting and knitting. In years past she loved spending time outdoors in which she was an avid gardener and enjoyed long walks for exercise.
Catherine was predeceased by her beloved husband, Conrad J. Rohe, Jr. in 1987 and son, Conrad J. Rohe, III in 2006. She was the loving mother of Carol Bellidora, Mary Barich, daughter-in-law Kerry Rohe, and John Rohe and wife Mary. She was the cherished grandmother of Dawn Anderson and husband Greg, Christopher Rohe and wife Nicole, Brian Rohe and wife Hayley, Timothy Rohe, Michael Rohe, John Paul Rohe and 5 great-grandchildren. In addition she is survived by her sisters; Rita Scagnelli, Ida Yusko, Helen Orsi and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitations will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at St. Patrick Church, 85 Washington Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928. An interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. In her memory, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Salesian Mission, 2 Le Fevres Ln, New Rochelle, NY 10801.