May 13, 1930 – February 3, 2019
Catherine Kluszczynski, 88, of South Bend, IN., passed away at 8:27 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Southfield Village. Catherine was born on May 13, 1930 in Elkhart, IN., to Pasquale and Frances (Lentine) Polino. Catherine married Andrew Kluszczynski on April 23, 1955.
Catherine is survived by her children, Andrea (Rodney) Reeder of Bremen, IN., Linda Rulli of Mishawaka, IN., David Kluszczynski of Mishawaka, IN., Andrew Kluszczynski Jr. of Mishawaka, and John Kluszczynski of Warsaw, IN, six grandchildren, Kristen Kluszczynski, Marie Rulli, Candace Reeder, Sarah (Corey) Block, Ryan Kluszczynski and Nathan Kluszczynski, one great grandchild, Gavin Rulli and one great grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by her sons Michael and Joseph and her husband Andrew.
Her family remembers her kind and humble spirit with an infectious smile that filled our hearts with joy. She leaves behind a legacy of love, determination, generosity and faith. She was a living example of a humble servant of God. Her hobbies include playing pinochle with her sisters. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, dancing and reading. Enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, February 6, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 19704 Johnson Road, South Bend, where visitation will also take place one hour prior to services starting at 10:00 a.m. with Father Julius Okojie officiating with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka.