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Anna R. Cataneo, 86, homemaker

Anna R. Cataneo, a homemaker, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at her Lutherville home. She was 86.

The former Anna R. Barone was born in Philadelphia and moved to Baltimore's Little Italy in the early 1920s. She attended city schools and left early to help support her family, working as a seamstress until she married Michael R. Cataneo in 1937.

Mr. Cataneo, who survives her, retired as president of Cataneo Line Service, which supplied labor for ships docking in Baltimore.

Mrs. Cataneo was a member of the Women's Maritime Exchange Club and a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity, 20 E. Ridgely Road, Timonium, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Michael P. Cataneo of Baltimore; a daughter, Gloria C. Tosi of Washington; a sister, Mary M. Undiemi of Lutherville; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Raymond Mittenthal, 89, clothing salesman

Raymond Mittenthal, a retired men's clothing salesman, died Friday of cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 89.

A resident of the Baltimore area since 1940, he began his sales career at Wonder Clothes, a downtown store that was owned by an uncle. After the business closed in the early 1950s, he worked at Hecht Co. and Hutzler Bros., and retired in the early 1970s.

Born in Troy, Ala., he earned a bachelor's degree from Troy State Normal School in 1930. During World War II, he served as an infantryman and participated in the D-Day landing.

Services were held Sunday .

Mr. Mittenthal is survived by a sister, Mildred Laufe of Pikesville; three nephews, Mark Laufe of Gaithersburg, Herbert Mittenthal of Towson and Morty Mittenthal of Pasadena, Calif.; and two nieces, Harriet Davis of Los Angeles and Toby Greenberg of Nantucket, Mass.

Robert L. Leisner Sr., 64, driver for McMillan-Blodell

Robert Lee Leisner Sr., a retired truck driver, died Friday of cancer at home in Hurlock, where he had lived since 1991. He was 64.

He joined McMillan-Blodell, a corrugated container manufacturer, in 1966 and retired in 1993.

Born in East Baltimore and educated in city schools, he was an ordained minister at Church of the Living God in Baltimore. He also belonged to Teamsters Local No. 355.

Services were held yesterday.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Beatrice Jean Harvey; two sons, Robert L. Leisner Jr. of Glen Burnie and Wayne J. Leisner of Hurlock; four daughters, Lori Creighton of Cambridge, Angie Sewell of Easton, Dana Withrow of Glen Burnie and Mary Joy Leisner of Federalsburg; two brothers, Gus Leisner of Ridgely and Edward Leisner of W.Va.; a sister, Doris Busick of Baltimore; and 11 grandchildren.

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