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November 8, 1940 ~ July 25, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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WESTFIELD – Nancy J. (Avery) Katalina, 82, passed away peacefully at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA after a brief illness. 

Nancy was born on November 8, 1940, in Westfield, MA to the late Welcome Avery and Isabell (Miles) Avery.

Nancy had worked as a housekeeper at Western Mass Hospital and retired after 25 years of service.  She was also the co-owner of the Brass Lantern Café.

Nancy was a part-time sports handicapper.  She enjoyed watching the Patriots Tom Brady and golf’s Tiger Woods.  Nancy was also a loyal fan of Budweiser beer.

Nancy was a stylish lady with a great sense of humor and a deep love for animals. 

Nancy is pre-deceased by her parents, her husband Joe, her daughter Eileen, 7 sisters, and 4 brothers. 

Survivors who will cherish her memory include her son Joey and his wife Janet, her daughters Darlene Katalina and Lisa Katalina with whom she lived, her grandson Kyle, her brothers Robert and Chucky, along with many other family members and friends. 

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the Westfield Animal Shelter, checks or money orders should be made payable to Hearts to Pawz Project, PO Box 516, Westfield, MA 01086

All services for Nancy are private. 

Westfield Funeral Home & Cremations, 4 Princeton St, Westfield, MA 01085 is assisting the family with arrangements.  To express condolences to the family or to share photos and memories visit Nancy’s memorial page at www.westfieldfuneralhome.com

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