Hannelore Franziska Catano, 92, met husband during World War II

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Hannelore Franziska Catano
Hannelore Franziska Catano

Hannelore Franziska Catano passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. She was born in Essen, Germany, and became an American citizen after meeting her husband, Vincent, during World War II.

She lived in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., prior to moving to Williamsburg to be closer to family.

She is survived by her sons, Frank Catano of Williamsburg and Richard Catano of Arlington, and their wives, Nancy and Maura; grandchildren, Kimberly, Cheryl, Colin and John; and great-grandchildren, Ryan and Caitlin.

The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, where a funeral service will follow at noon.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the ASPCA.

Online condolences may be shared at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net.