In Memory of




Life Story for Kathleen M Notaro

Kathleen M. Notaro, 75, the loving wife and mother of three children and three grandchildren, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Kathleen Marie Orbes was born on January 29, 1945 in Manhattan, NY to Elizabeth Schwartz and Rudolph Orbes. She was the beloved oldest sister of four siblings. She graduated from Catherine McCauley H.S. in Brooklyn.

On January 22, 1966, she married Frank Notaro at St. Elizabeth Church in Ozone Park, Queens, NY. Frank and Kathy were married for 55 years. They resided in Woodhaven, NY for 52 years.

(the family requests that in lieu of flowers, please say a prayer.)

Kathy was the devoted wife of Frank Notaro. She was the loving mother of three children and their spouses: Frank and his wife Joyce, Susan and her husband Gunn, Michael and his wife Dawn. She treasured her grandchildren Melissa, Anthony, and Hayden. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Caska, and is survived by her brothers Kenneth Orbes and Thomas Caska, and by her sister Jean Marie Boyle. She will be remembered dearly by her many nieces and nephews.

Kathleen was patient, quiet, kind, loving, thoughtful, graceful, wise, supportive, understanding, sensible, faithful, faith-filled, devoted, accepting, courageous, strong.

An angel lived among us,
A gift from God above.
She showered us with kindness
And shared with us her love.