Catherine B. Cirelli
Mrs. Catherine B. Cirelli of Barryville, a co-owner Main Street Liquor Store, Narrowsburg and 12-year resident of the area, died Monday, February 4, 2002, at home. She was 68, The daughter of the late Thomas B. and Philomena M. Boehling Byrne, she was born October 16, 1933, in Brooklyn. She was a graduate of Fort Hamilton High School, Brooklyn and a member of St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola, Pa. and the Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce. Survivors include her husband, John J. Cirelli, at home; two sons, John Henry Bessette of Barryville and Thomas Andre Bessette and his wife, Ann Marie, of Tobyhanna, Pa.; three daughters, Mary Eleanor Bessette of Highland Lake, Catherine Renee Murdock of Highland Lake and Robyn Ann Bessette of Saddle Brook, N.J.; one brother, Charles F. Byrne and his wife, Ellen, of Staten Island; one sister-in-law, Margaret Inez Byrne of Palmyra, Va.; four grandchildren, Brian Bessette, Eric Bessette, Alison Bessette and Cheyanne Renee Murdock; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Lt. Cmdr. the Rev. John E. Byrne and Thomas Michael Byrne. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97, Barryville. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 2, with a Mass of Resurrection at 10:30 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola, Pa. with Monsignor William Ward officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Eldred. Memorial contributions may made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Barryville.