April 4, 1930 - May 2, 2012
Catherine Horlick, 82 of Stratford, previously of Cove Avenue, Norwalk, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012 after a lengthy illness. She was wife of the late John Horlick and daughter of the late Rosario and Nicoletta (Antonetta) Rametta.
Born April 4, 1930 in Scranton, PA, she came to Norwalk as a young girl. She attended Norwalk Schools and her first job was with the 5 & 10 on Wall Street. She then moved to the production office of Diane Knit Fabrics in South Norwalk where she worked for 30 years. After the close of Diane Knit Fabrics, she worked for Hocon Gas until she retired in 1993. In 2005 she moved to Stratford to live with her daughter Mary and son-in-law Lew Tucci.
Mrs. Horlick is also survived by her two granddaughters Nicole Tucci and her fiancé Ed Miller of Stratford, and Alyssa Tucci and her fiancé Matt Riccardelli of Norwalk; by her great-grandson Robert John Kopasz (who was her greatest joy); and by her nephew Joseph Zannella of Monroe and two nieces, Christine Arway of Stamford and Dianne Henry of Ridgefield.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brothers Joseph Zannella, Sr. and Frederick Zannella.
Friends may call on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk.
The family would like to thank the staff of SolAmor Hospice for their care and compassion. Also, special thanks to Carrie, Kanda, Aneita, Raquel and Nora of St. Joseph’s Manor for their devoted care and attention. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.