CATANIA, Fil J., Sr. Age 72 Born Sep 5, 1941 Fil Catania passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013. Born in Omaha, Fil spent his early years growing up in Little Italy Omaha. He developed many relationships throughout his early life and business career in the metro area. He graduated from Creighton Prep, class of 1959, and attended UNO. Fil was a prominent businessman who ran a family owned business, American Furniture Store (Council Bluffs, Iowa) and partnered in a well-respected commercial real estate firm. Fil served on the Salvation Army Board Committee and helped many businesses find placement within the metro area. He was also an avid golfer. He will be missed by all his life-long friends and companions. A true family man, he is survived by his beloved wife, Lucia; five children: Dominico, Filadelfo, Jr., Angelica, Anna Marie, and Antonio; sister, Connie; grandchildren: Natasha, Jordan, Joseppie, Sofia, Carson, and Little Fil Jr. He was preceded in death by father, Alfio Al Catania and mother, Louise Catania. Special thanks to all of the Alegent Creighton Care Team professionals. VISITATION begins Monday, September 30th at 6:15pm at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm at the church. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Tuesday, October 1st at 10am, St. Robert Bellarmine Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.
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