Nila Pittillo-Cataruzolo

Nila Pittillo-Cataruzolo of Ormond Beach, Fla. died suddenly on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Florida Hospital Flagler, Palm Coast, Fla. The family will gather together with friends on Tuesday, July 29 between the hours of 2-5 p.m. at Lohman Funeral Home, 733 W. Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. ay First United Methodist Church, 336 Halifax Dr., Ormond Beach. Nila was born on Nov. 23, 1946 in Texarkana, Ark. to Shubert "Pat" and Marie (Giles) Pittillo, and was raised in Shreveport, La. Nila graduated from L.S.U. and had a successful career as a corporate attorney for Dow Chemical. She was an amazing cook and specialized in Cajun cuisine. She was an avid golfer and has many close friends at Planatation Bay Country Club where she and her husband are members. Nila's warm personality will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her loving husband, Tom Cataruzolo; his children, Wendy Kunich and Todd Catauzolo, both of Atlanta, Ga.; as well as her cousins, who she considered brothers, Wilbur Giles of Little Rock, Ark., Jack Giles of Poway, Calif., and Robert Giles of Hot Springs, Ark. Memorial contributions may be made in Nila's memory to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, a hospital Nila had contributed to for many years; c/o The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Ormond.

Published July 27, 2014

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