Adelene Lucille Cattuzzo (Addie) was born in Sacramento, California on February 19, 1931. Her parents John and Theresa Morais had a grocery store in Walnut Grove, California. Addie attended Walnut Grove Elementary, Courtland High School, and San Jose State College.
She worked as a secretary for Brown & Meyer Insurance Agency; and later worked at New Hope School and the Lodi Unified School District IMC.
Addie was a 4-H Project Leader for two years, being awarded the Silver Award.
Addie was married for 64 years to Edward Cattuzzo, an elementary school principal. Their children, Jenny Cattuzzo, Michael Cattuzzo, and Paul Cattuzzo predeceased Addie and Ed.
Son Marty Cattuzzo resides in Burleson, Texas; and daughter Sharon Brown (Mark) resides in Weatherford, Texas. Grandchildren are Nina Delagado, Angel Mitchell, Craig Pryor, Vanessa Schmoker, and Michael Pryor. Great-grandchildren are Trenton, Nova, Ruger, Gabriel, Nino, Oliver, Emma, Angela and Lyndsy.
Ed and Addie resided in rural Lodi for 50 years, attending St. Anne’s Catholic Church, and working in the Outreach Program for 15 years.
Addie was a member of Daughters of Isabella, YLI, UPPEC, LRW, and Holy Trinity Ladies Guild. She was honored with the title of UPPEC California State Fraternalist of the year 1991.
The Cattuzzos moved to Burleson, Texas in their later years. Ed and Addie were honored to be Knights of Columbus California Family of the Year in 2003.
Friends are asked to pray for her soul, each in their own way. Addie loved her family and friends.
A private family service will be held in Burleson, Texas. Burial will be at the Lodi Cemetery on Pine Street.
The family wishes to thank friends for the many cards, thoughts, masses and prayers; they were very much appreciated.