Catalina L. Meza, 75, of Phoenix passed on to heaven on January 8, 2014, to be reunited with her beloved husband, George L. Meza. Katie was born on March 14, 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was known as a kind and caring person who always had a sweet smile and a warm heart for all those who knew her. Katie loved to spend time with her family, cooking, talking, playing with grandchildren and enjoying the overall happiness she created by her presence. She was also blessed with a beautiful voice and loved to sing which was enjoyed by all of her family members. She was a woman with many great qualities who instilled the virtues of kindness, forgiveness, sympathy, tender heart, humble mind and love to her entire family. Katie was an unselfish woman who always put other people before herself and was the strong nexus of a great family. Her pride and joy were her 5 sons, Greg (Vanessa), John, Edward, Patrick, David (Amy) and 16 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Katie leaves behind 5 siblings, Bertha, Michael, Ruben, Bobby, and Elsie with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:00 am at Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral, 6351 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, with interment to follow at St. Francis Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street Phoenix.