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Catalina Cartagena

November 5, 1940 — October 31, 2023

Old Bridge


Catalina (Ruiz) Cartagena, of Old Bridge, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at Roosevelt Care Center in Old Bridge.  She was 82.  Born in Bayamon Puerto Rico, she lived in Princeton before moving to Old Bridge 13 years ago.

She was a seamstress for RU Coat Factory in New Brunswick. She enjoyed listening to music.

She’s predeceased by her husband Manuel Cartagena (d. 2001).

Surviving is her son Emmanuel Cartagena of Elizabeth; her daughters Linda Cartagena of Flemington, Jacqueline Revinski of New Egypt and Lisa Burgos of Texas; 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Services are private under the direction of The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St-at Riva Avenue, Milltown.  You may sign the online condolence “guestbook” at

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