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Obituary - Catherine J. Budlong

Catherine J. Budlong

Date of Passing: January 2nd, 2011

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Catherine J. Budlong, 89, a lifelong resident of White St., Waterville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 2, 2011, with her family by her side, at the Pines at Utica. She was born May 7, 1921, in Clayville, the daughter of the late Michael and Gertrude Benson Toner. She was a graduate of Sauquoit Central School and the St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1942. On October 24, 1942, at St. Patrick's Church, Clayville, she married Daniel L. Budlong. He passed away January 29, 1991. Mrs. Budlong was a Registered Nurse with various hospitals throughout the area and at the Harding Nursing Home in Waterville. At one time, she also worked as a cashier and bookkeeper at the former A & P in Waterville. Mrs. Budlong was a parishioner or St. Bernard's Church, was a member of its Altar Rosary Society and was also a volunteer at the Harding Nursing Home. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, BettyAnn and Joe Zyla of Clinton; a son and daughter-in-law, Daniel W. and Kathie Budlong of Chittenango; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Katherine and Jim Sullivan of Manlius, Earl and Katherine Budlong of Syracuse, Brandon Budlong of Laredo, TX, Randi Kristine Budlong of Hampton, VA, Tony Ferrucci, Jr. of Sauquoit, Andy and Brenda Ferrucci of Waterville, and Kathy and Lenny Cianfrocco of Waterville; a great granddaughter, Susan Sullivan of Manlius; a sister, Margaret Scholl of Christmas, FL; a devoted niece, Sue Price of Waterville; a sister-in-law, Alyce Budlong of Waterville; as well as many other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Helen Smith, Mary Fuller and Marion Welch; three brothers, William, James and Frances Toner; and a "chosen" son, Tony Ferrucci, Sr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 am at St. Bernard's Church, Waterville. Spring interment will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday evening (tonight) from 4-7 at the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Rd., Utica/New Hartford. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to a much dedicated, professional and loving staff, of all the departments, at the Pines at Utica, who became Mrs. Budlong's loving extended family the past 10 years.

Condolences:

Dear BettyAnn, Dan and families, I am very sorry to here of your mom's passing. She was a fine person, wife and mother as i'm sure you know.We had some good times when we worked together at the A&P and I enjoyed her friendship. I'm sure you will miss her but feel sure she is now enjoying her just rewards with your dad.
Bob Rostiser

Betty, I am so sorry about your mom. I know that her suffering is over but the pain is in your heart. God bless you and your family. Love you. Emily
Emily Parkin

BettyAnn & Dan - I am very sorry to hear of your Mother's death. I remember how much fun the old gang at the A&P used to have, she was a wonderful lady. My condolences to all the family and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Mary Beth
Mary Beth Rostiser

BettyAnn & Dan - I am very sorry to hear of your Mother's death. I remember how much fun the old gang at the A&P used to have, she was a wonderful lady. My condolences to all the family and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Mary Beth
Mary Beth Rostiser

To Betty and family, I am so very sorry about your loss. I know I met her while we were were in nursing school and she was a wonderful lady. You and your family are in our prayers. With Deepest Sympathy, JEAN
Jean Linder Emery

Aunt Catherine was a very special lady and will be greatly missed. My sympathy to the family. Love, Susan
Susan Toner Wrinn

To Dan and family; My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Sincerely, Joey Mahar
Joey Mahar

I'm so glad Mom (Aung Margaret) & I got to see you this summer. You'll forever be in my heart & prayers. Love always, Jeanne
Jean Clayborn alas, Jeanne Scholl

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the immediate family. Aunt Catherine was very dear to me. I will always cherish the memories that I had with Uncle Bill & Aunt Catherine. Love, Tommy T
Tommy Toner

Dear Earl and Randi, Please accept the sympathy of Le Moyne College on the occasion of the death of your Grandmother. Be assured of our prayers for her, for you and for your family.
Le Moyne College Office of Alumni & Parent Programs

God has chosen a special angel...I am so glad she is reunited with her Dan.
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