Obituary for Catherine Dolores Lontz
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Catherine Dolores Lontz

August 19, 1963 ~ February 10, 2017 (age 53)

Catherine Dolores Lontz, 53, passed away at her home February 10, 2017.  Funeral services celebrating her life will be 11:00 AM Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Chapel.

Cathi was born August 19, 1963 in Belleville, Illinois to the late Olive Tyson Merta and Richard John Merta.  Cathi met the love of her life, John, in 1985.  John didn’t waste much time in getting down on one knee to propose, they were married in 1986. She found her calling in life in their marriage and raising their two daughters, and then enjoying her precious grandchildren. Cathi enjoyed nothing more in life than spending time with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband John Brian Lontz; daughters Angela Lontz and Brooke Paulsson and husband Kevin Paulsson; grandchildren Gabriella, Kaira, Antonio, and Jason; sisters Maggie Mudd, Beth Hausele; brothers Steven Merta, and Chris Merta; and numerous other family members.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honor may be made to the
American Heart Association, 7029 Albert Pick Rd. Suite 200, Greensboro, NC 27409.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at


 Service Information

Funeral Service
February 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
213 W. Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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