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Dennis Katzara

Dennis Katzara

Wednesday, February 21st, 1945 - Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Obituary

Dennis Katzara, 75, passed away Wednesday February 17, 2021 at J.F.K. Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey.

Mr. Katzara was born February 21, 1945 in Edison, New Jersey. Dennis was raised in Fords and North Brunswick, NJ. At a young age, Dennis served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War Era. Shortly after his time in the service, he met his lovely wife of 47 years, Teresa. The two married and settled down in Piscataway, NJ.

During his time in Piscataway, he was a mechanic for NJ Department of Transportation, and a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Mt. Virgin Church in Middlesex. He was an avid fisherman, he particularly loved freshwater fishing in Maine. Dennis enjoyed working on cars and gardening with his adoring wife.

Mr. Katzara was preceded in death by his wife in 2018, Teresa Katzara; his mother, Betty Hoda and stepfather, Francis Hoda.

He is survived by his nephews, Daniel Ploch, Matthew Ploch, and Michael Ploch, his brother-in-law, Ronald Ploch and his wife Debby, as well as his sister-in-law Susan Ploch, and many devoted relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 21 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ 08873.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. Burial will Continue at St. Peter Cemetery in New Brunswick.

Funeral services on Tuesday will be private and will be live streamed. Please contact the family or the funeral home for login information.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Gleason Funeral Home
    Address
    1360 Hamilton Street
    SOMERSET, NJ 08873
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 11:00am
    Notes
    Funeral services on Tuesday will be private and will be stream; please contact the family or the funeral home for login information.
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Peter Cemetery
    Address
    Route 27 North
    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ 08901
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JOEL BARASKY

Posted at 10:15am
MY NAME IS JOEL BARASKY. I GO BACK APPROXIMATELY 50 YEARS WITH DENNIS AND HIS WIFE TERRY WHO PASSED AWAY A FEW YEARS AGO. THEY WERE BOTH INCREDIBLE PEOPLE. THEY WERE WARM AND FRIENDLY. THEY WERE GOOD PEOPLE. DENNIS LOVED TO HELP PEOPLE WITH MECHANICAL PROBLEMS. I'M A PRETTY GOOD TALKER, BUT DENNIS WAS THE KING OF TALKING. (LOL) I WOULD LIKE TO OFFER MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO ANY OF DENNIS'S FAMILY MEMBERS. REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND. I WILL MISS YOU !
J

Joanne

Posted at 09:07pm
Fondest memories, Cuz! RIP, and fly high with the angels. You and Terry....together again and for eternity.
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