Catherine E. (Brown) Fanaro, 80, of Collegeville, wife of Michael D. Fanaro, passed away on Monday, December 12 at PMMC.
Born and raised in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Margaret (Doyle) Brown.
She worked for Silver Spring Martin Luther School in Plymouth Meeting where she was affectionately known as “Cathy” and enjoyed serving the children. Known as “Nanny” by her grandchildren, she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Surviving with her husband of 63 years are her children Michael E. Fanaro, Linda L. Sanger, Gale A., wife of J. David Schrader, Cindy L., wife of James L. McCoach, Mark D. Fanaro, husband of Paio, and Jamie M. Fanaro, husband of Shannon L.; 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she is predeceased by her sister Margaret Haraczka and granddaughter Ashley Ann McCoach.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 10:30AM at St. Eleanor RC Church, 647 Locust Street, Collegeville with Fr. Jonathan Dalin officiating. Burial will follow in Limerick Garden of Memories. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00AM to 10:15AM at the church.