Catherine Massi, 91

Catherine (Manna) Massi, 91, formerly of Drexel Hill, wife of the late Raphael Massi, Sr., passed away Tuesday October 3, 2023 at her residence.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Elvira (Nibbio) Manna.

Catherine enjoyed reading books and playing cards with family and friends.

Surviving are her sons Robert Massi husband of Leslie and Chris Massi husband of Kathy; daughter-in-law Cathy Massi grandchildren Amanda, Christopher, Robert, Erika, Nicholas, Emily, Kaitlyn, Aaron, and Nathan; 9 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her son Raphael Massi, Jr. and her brother Daniel Manna, Jr.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Echo Hospice and her dear friend and caregiver Toni Harper.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday October 11, 2023 at 11:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ltd., 329 N. Lewis Rd., Royersford, PA 19468. Burial will follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10:00-11:15 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association at

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Catherine and Phil were our dear neighbors in Friendly Village. We will miss Catherine’s wit and sincerity.May she see her true love again in Heaven.

~ Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Sheridan Williamstown, NJ
10/9/2023 11:20:34 AM

Our condolences on your loss. Always loved Aunt Cassie!!

~ Eileen and Ronny Wallace (&Mark) Clifton Heights, PA
10/6/2023 10:36:49 AM

The hardest is losing your mother. My prayers are with all of you. Cousin Mary

~ Mary
10/6/2023 8:28:24 AM

Christopher & Robert ,
I am sorry to hear about your mother passing . You are all in our prayers.
Love Cousin Marlo & Family

~ Marlo Capizzi
10/5/2023 10:40:41 PM

To Robert and Chris , I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences to all of the family. My prayers are with all..????

~ Frances (Buffy) Massi ABERDEEN, MD
10/5/2023 8:40:38 PM

To Robert & Chris Massi
Tony and I are very sorry to hear the passing of your mother. God Bless and prayers for peace. Love,The Volpe Family

~ Anthony & Gina Volpe
10/5/2023 8:25:36 PM

Chris and Robert and families,
So very sorry for your loss. Remembering all of you from Drexel Hill. Please know that you are all in our prayers.
Jack and Arlene

~ Arlene Del Pizzo
10/5/2023 5:06:44 PM

I will miss you so much my little Italian Stallon, my whole family loved y’all so much and I will miss our phone chats ! Give my mom and dad a hug for me , I won’t ever forget you . You are now with your love ,Phil, I know you had a great life , you sure had a wonderful family that loved you to the moon and back , prayers lifted for all??????

~ Joann Bagley Longview, TX
10/5/2023 4:40:59 PM

Rob and Leslie I am so sorry for your loss I will keep everyone in my prayers ????????

~ Renee
10/5/2023 4:08:41 PM

My condolences ????????????to your family my prayers are with you all at this time I’m truly sorry

~ Trise Chester, Pa
10/5/2023 2:04:20 PM