Catherine Bozza, 86, passed away on August 11, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with a continued illness. She survived four years and was fully taken care of by her youngest son; Anthony. She is a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. Left to cherish her memory are her children; Mary Lynn Bozza, Frank J. Bozza and Anthony Bozza, two sisters; Rosalie Gianetto and Theresa Backensto, as well as 6 grandchildren, also; her very best friend; Mary Velfkind, they have known each other since they were children; and shared many conversations over the phone. She was preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Carmela Carciopolo, as well as the Bottino family. Contributions in lieu of flowers have been asked to be sent to St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Catherine’s name. A visitation will be held in the Altmeyer Funeral Home – Southside Chapel 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach on Wednesday August 15, 2012 from 7:00-8:00 pm. A mass of the resurrection will be held in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church on Thursday August 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm. A mausoleum burial will conclude in private in Rosewood Memorial Park. Please visit altmeyer.com to express condolences to the family.