Catherine Francione (nee Vento)

June 11, 1932 Sept. 13, 2013

Catherine Francione went peacefully to meet our Lord on Sept. 13, 2013, at the age of 81.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Emil J. Francione Jr. She was the mother of Lawrence (Victoria), James (Cindy) and Mary Jo (Todd) Heyen and grandmother of David, Emily, Haley and Claire Francione, and Megan and Kayla Heyen. Catherine was the sister of Frances (the late Robert) Hoyer and Joanne (Doug) Byers and sister-in-law of Rita (the late Homer) Blank and Terry (the late Gerald) Stehr.

She was preceded in death by her sisters-in-law, Betty (Leo) Gerger and Mary Francione. She also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1755 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, followed by a memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m.

Cathy truly enjoyed life filled with the laugher of family and friends. Her ability to make everyone feel welcome was always appreciated. We would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. Federico A. Sanchez for all of his care and support over the past ten years as well as Allison from ProHealth Care Home Hospice during her final weeks. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society would be greatly appreciated.