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Obituary: Marie Cataliotti, 91, Syosset Teacher

Marie Cataliotti taught at several Syosset elementary schools in her lifetime.

Submitted by Janet Hastings.

Marie Peters Cataliotti, 91, passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease on Nov. 28 at Sardis Oaks in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Mrs. Cataliotti was married to the late Carmen V. Cataliotti. She was the daughter of Margaret Cowan and Henry Peters and was raised in Brooklyn, NY. She attended Pratt Institute and earned her undergraduate degree from New York University. She worked as a home economist for American Home magazine. Later in life, she returned to school and earned a M.S. in Education from C.W. Post University and taught in the Syosset public school district at Walt Whitman Elementary, Locust Grove Elementary, and South Grove Elementary schools. She raised three children in the home she and her husband built on Calvin Avenue in Syosset. After retirement, in 1981, they relocated to Calabash, North Carolina and moved to Charlotte in 1995.

Mrs. Cataliotti is survived her son, Robert Cataliotti, of Baltimore, Maryland; her
daughter, Mary Ann Thomas and her husband Edward Thomas, of Charlotte; her
daughter, Janet Hastings and her husband Richard Hastings, of Charlotte; four
grandchildren, Marie Thomas, Stuart Thomas, Ann Carmen Thomas, and Isabella Hastings. Her caregivers at Sunrise on Providence are also fondly remembered.

A funeral mass was held at St. Gabriel’s Church in Charlotte on Nov. 30. Entombment will followed at Sharon Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions will consider the Alzheimer’s Foundation; Saint Gabriel's Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211; or the charity of their choice.

Condolences may be offered at www.HarryandBryantFuneralHome.com.

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