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Joseph P. Katalina

June 4, 1939 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 78)
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Westfield – Joseph Paul Katalina, 78, passed away Friday at Noble Hospital.  Joe was born on June 4, 1939 in Westfield to the late Joseph and Jean(Osowski) Katalina Sr.  He was a long-time resident of Westfield.    He was the owner of the Brass Lantern Cafe for 10 years and the Westfield Elks Bar Manager for over 25 years.  Joe was a handicapper who enjoyed going to the race track with John and Mike from the Foster House.  He loved the casinos and looked forward to Sunday Night Football.  Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years Nancy Katalina (Avery) and their children Joseph Katalina III and his wife Janet of VT, Lisa Katalina of West Springfield, and Darlene Katalina of Westfield.  He was the cherished grandfather to Kyle Veltjes.  He was predeceased by his daughter Eileen Katalina in 1999.  Per the request of Joe, all services will be private.  Westfield Funeral Home and Cremation has been entrusted with these arrangements.

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