Catherine J. Facciolo, 85, of Rome passed away on Monday October 14, 2013 with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 14, 1928 in Rome the daughter of Nicholas and Louise Clapps Colangelo. On June 21, 1947, in St. John the Baptist Church, she married Anthony Facciolo who passed away on October 2, 2000. She was a graduate of RFA, class of 1946. She was retired from the Rome City School District. Catherine is survived by her beloved children; Antoinette and James DeMare of NC, MaryLou and Dominick Martoccia of Liverpool, Kathy and Randy Platt of Rome and Karen Ciccotti and David Rizio of Rome, cherished grandchildren; James (Laura) DeMare, Danielle (James) Gleason, Jenna DeMare, Dean (Sarah) Martoccia, Frank Martoccia, Anthony (Meghan) Martoccia, Aryanna Platt, Justin Platt, Gabrielle Ciccotti and Zachary Ciccotti, nine great grandchildren, a sister Mary Jane Colangelo, sisters-in-law; Louise Facciolo, Yolanda Facciolo and Kay Saporito and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:00 at St. John's Cemetery with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio officiating and where relatives and friends are invited to attend. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St.