Catherine M. Sardella

Catherine M. Sardella, 80, of 213 Goodspeed Lane, Bloomingdale, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.

Born in Buffalo on Oct. 16, 1933, she was the daughter of Michael and Rose (Panepinto) Cuviello. She married Paul F. Sardella on June 9, 1956, at Holy Cross Church in Buffalo.

Cathy had been a resident of Saranac Lake area since 1963, coming from Buffalo. She had been employed at St. Bernard’s Church as the parish secretary for many years until her retirement. Prior to that she had worked as a veterinarian assistant for Dr. Lopez and as a nurse’s aide at the Saranac Lake General Hospital. Cathy was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court St. Bernard and had taught religion there for many years. She also was a member of the Red Hat Society.

She is survived by her husband, Paul F. Sardella of Bloomingdale; three sons: Paul Michael Sardella and his wife Cynthia of Keene, Marc Sardella of Albany and Michael Sardella and his wife Tricia of Peru, New York; one sister, Patricia Accordino and her husband Salvatore of Orchard Park; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, mother and one brother, Joseph Cuviello.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at St. Bernard’s Church. Burial will follow at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake.

Friends wishing to remember Catherine M. Sardella may make memorial contributions to St. Bernard’s School in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.