Wayne D. Catlin



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Wayne D. Catlin Raleigh, NC June 29, 2023, at age 65, Wayne went home to be with his wife, Kathleen; father, Ronald; grandparents, Roger H. and Laura M. Catlin.  He is survived by his mother, Beverly T. Catlin; his son, Douglas (Devon Hess) Catlin; sisters, Wendy (Walter) Catlin Brown and Winene Catlin; nephews, Ryan, Sean (Michelle) Brown, Dustin (Cera) Laible; nieces, Taylor and Morgan Liable; great niece and nephews, Ashlyn and Calen Brown, Zoey Liable; best friend, Jim (Rose) Dever;sisters in law, Mary-Ann(Bill)Kellman, Carol Baker(Mike); nieces, Kristen(Michael) Henry, Kari Russell, Jennifer(Robbie)Fredericks, Stefanie Baker;great nephews and nieces Aiden(Fredericks), Mark, Logan, and Carter Russell, Isabella, Michael, and Ava Henry;many loving family and dear friends. Wayne was a proud graduate of Aquinas Institute.  In his earlier years, he met Kathleen while working for Kodak, they married, and Douglas became his pride and joy.  He worked in the car industry throughout Rochester for over 30 years and met many wonderful people. He was a car guy through and through. He enjoyed cooking, especially for his son and family, loved the NY Yankees and most of all, cherished his “sweet girl” Kathleen.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Family and friends are invited to Celebrate Wayne’s life on Friday, July 28th 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society in memory of Kathleen.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com


  1. Jerry Hickey on July 11, 2023 at 7:24 am

    My condolences to the Catlin family on the loss of a loving father. Son Doug was a student of mine at West Ridge School many years ago. I remember how supportive and friendly his parents were. Thoughts are with you. Jerry Hickey

  2. Garth Anderson on July 11, 2023 at 12:33 pm

    Such an amazing human. Wayne, you will be missed. I really enjoyed debating the Yankees with you when we worked together. my most sincere condolences to the Catlin family. I will never forget you or what an awesome car guy you were. I learned much from you. THANK YOU, and Go Yankees.

  3. Aquinas Alumni Office on July 12, 2023 at 10:28 am

    God Bless our Aquinas Brother.

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