Mr. Paul Cattie

  • Died: May 5, 2021
  • Location: Olney section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

6230 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120

Tel. (215) 224-6300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Paul H. Cattie of Olney passed away on May 5, 2021. He was 67 years old. Born on October 14, 1953 to the late Dr. Vincent Cattie and the late Helen Cattie in Philadelphia, PA, Paul was the loving brother of Marilyn Wilkinson (deceased), Dolores Kane (Michael), John (Kimberly), and Donald (Nancy). Also surviving are 14 nieces and nephews and 19 great nieces and nephews.
Paul attended grade school at St. Helena's School, graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in 1971, and attended St. Joseph's University where he studied financial economics. He worked for Cattie Galvanizing Company for the duration of his career.
Paul had an adventurous spirit and spent many summers down the shore and also loved traveling. His travels spanned the globe, and he had the opportunity to visit Europe, Russia and even cruised the Amazon. Paul enjoyed a variety of hobbies. His beloved garden was a work of art and beauty. He also befriended and cared for the cats of his neighborhood. Paul played a variety of instruments including the guitar and mandolin. He was, of course, an Eagles fan! Paul was very interested in history and compiled a detailed family genealogy before the days of He was known for updating it as the family grew with marriages and births. Paul's friends on social media will recall his fondness for the family home on North 7th Street in East Oak Lane. Paul was the keeper of family photos, memories, and histories, and he will be forever loved and missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to share in Paul's Life Celebration Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at Geitner/Givnish of Olney, 6230 N. 5th St., Phila, PA 19120 and to participate in his funeral mass 10:30 AM at The Church of St. Helena, 6161 N. 5th St., Phila, PA 19120. Interment private.
Donations in memory of Paul can be made to the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at
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