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“So sorry Dawn. I will miss your mom. Loved her to pieces. Going to miss our chats. And her smile when I ask about the girls. May she rest in peace. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Rosa Rivera - Naugatuck, CT

“I had to honor and pleasure of having Judy and her family in my life. Its sad to see such a great person go, I know God Is happy he has gain a angel!...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Charles chuck Lake - Danbury, CT

“Dawn and family - we are so deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your mother especially during these challenging times! We are here for you, and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Angela, Charlie and Chassy Hathaway - CT

“I had the pleasure of taking care of Judy while working at MAN. She had a wonderful personality and always made us laugh! Rest easy Judy! I know you...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kelly Krasnow - CT - friend

“My dear Judy I will miss you and always keep you in my heart love you always you will be missed ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Magdalena Montero - Danbuey, CT

“Judy ❤ You will be missed dearly, my friend. Your beautiful smile and your laugh You always had kind words for everyone. You never forgot...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nicole Rascati - Friend

“Judy will be missed dearly by the entire staff and residents of Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. I certainly will miss Judy and our...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Piela - Newtown, CT

“Sending love, prayers and heartfelt condolences to Dawn, Geoff, Delaney, and Tessa and all other loved ones, during this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Wrinn - Southington, CT


Judith Rose Catalano 69, of Newtown CT, passed away at Danbury Hospital on Thursday May 14th 2020. Judy was born on March 26, 1951 in Danbury, CT. She is the middle of five children born to Eugene and Marie Cesca (Melillo) of Danbury, CT. Judy attended and graduated from Danbury High School class of 1969. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Bridgeport. Judy worked as a nurse in various medical facilities in Danbury for 20 years. Judy was dedicated to the field of nursing and always had a strong interest in the medical sciences. Judy's hobbies included reading, movies, and baking. She persevered through many difficult health challenges and was known to those close to her for having a fighting spirit. Judy was an active resident for 10 years at Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She enjoyed talking with the staff and participating in activities facilitated by the Center. Judy is survived by her son Gary, her daughter Dawn Zeruk and her husband Geoff (Glastonbury, CT) and her two granddaughters who she loved spending time with. She also has four brothers Gary Cesca and his wife Sarah (Manchester, CT), Kenneth Cesca and his wife Sue (Sommerville, SC), Gene Cesca and his wife Carol (Naugatuck, CT), and Paul Cesca and his wife Mary Ellen (Danbury, CT) She also leaves several nieces and nephews and cousins. In honor of Judith, memorial contributions may be made to the National Adrenal Disease Foundation www.nadf.us/memorial-donation.html or the charity of your choice. Services and a mass for Judy will be private. Judy was loved and will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and staff at NRHC who were close to her.