Kathleen A. Gattozzi

Date of Passing:

March 23, 2024

Gattozzi, Kathleen A. (Eldridge), 79, of Village Green, East Providence, died peacefully on March 23, 2024 at the Steere House Rehabilitation Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Edward J. Gattozzi.

Born in Milford MA., a daughter of the late John J. and Eileen (McGowen) Eldridge, she lived in Riverside for the past 2 years, previously residing in Fort Myers, FL for 14 years.

Mrs. Gattozzi was a buyer for the former Corning Medical Company for 15 years before retiring in 2009.

Kathleen enjoyed creating silk flower arrangements, decorating, and cooking.

Besides her husband of 40 years, she is survived by her children, Paulette Valeri of Norton, MA, Edward Gattozzi of Nebraska, Christopher Sussmann of Enid, OK, James Sussmann of Underhill, VT and Patricia Pepper-Foley of Newton, MA; two brothers, John Eldridge of Amesbury, MA and Robert Eldridge of Medway, MA; twin sisters, Beverly Speroni of Riverside and Barbara Moroney of Worcester, MA; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Power Street, Norton, MA on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10 a.m.

Calling Hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Kathleen’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, #306, Providence, RI 02906 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. You were a wonderful person. I love you so much and I will miss you more than you know.

  2. Sorry for your loss buddy I know how you feel my mom passed last year along with my father it a great loss remember all the good times the teaching times and family may the greatest women you’ll ever know Rest in Peace brother

  3. Just loved her we had many good times from the day we met as children to the last laugh we all had together with all us girls Peg, Charlotte, Diane we all loved each other through thick and thin you will be sadly missed

  4. So many memories of Kathy to cherish. She wad a true friend and I will always miss her.

  5. She was truly a bright light! She loved my dog Skye everytime they met. I hope she rests easy now. She was a wonderful person. I’m glad I had the opportunity to share her light.

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