A funeral mass took place Jan. 8 at St. Peter & Paul RCC in Hoboken for Catherine LaPaglia, 100. She passed away peacefully early Jan. 4 surrounded by her family at the St. Vincent's Nursing Home in Cedar Grove. Catherine was a life-long Hoboken resident who was well known in the community as a respected former owner of the LaPaglia Florist, located for many years at 160 First St. in Hoboken, before she retired about 15 years ago. Catherine was the wife of the late Sal LaPaglia. She had two brothers, Michael and William Pierro, and one sister, Rose, all deceased. Catherine is survived by her nephews and nieces, Vincent LaPaglia, Joseph LaPaglia, David Pierro, Anthony Pierro, Rosemary and Christine Pierro, Anthony Villani, Patricia LaPaglia Turse, Roseanne LaPaglia and their families.
Services arranged by the Lawton-Turso Funeral Home, Hoboken.