Duane J. Catanesi of Lockport, NY, formerly of Newfane, NY, husband of JoAnn Ashley Catanesi, entered into rest suddenly on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Eastern Niagara Hospital, Lockport. He was born in Lockport, NY on May 26, 1964, the son of the late Joseph and Viola LoTempio Catanesi. He married JoAnn Ashley September 4, 1993.
Duane was a New York State Correction Officer for Orleans Corrections Facility. He has lived in Lockport for the past 20 years. Duane was a classic car enthusiast and showed his white Dodge Challenger, he enjoyed NASCAR and computers.
Father of Tyler Joseph Catanesi at home. Brother of Mickie (William) Kramp of Newfane, Virginia (Jim Brewer) O'Neil of Tuscaloosa, AL, Kathleen (Malcolm) Taylor of Houston, TX, Elaine MacDonald of Hamburg, NY and Raymond (Cherie) Catanesi of Newfane. Son-in-law of Patricia (Garry Torriere) Palmer of Lockport and the late Alan Ashley. Brother-in-law of John Ashley, Jim (Kristie) Ashley, Jean (David Dake) Ashley and Joel (Kellie) Ashley. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY on SUNDAY from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held on MONDAY at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Newfane, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Heart Association or Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
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