Worcester-Christopher Jude Cattel, Jr., 43, of Worcester, passed away unexpectedly on August 21, 2021, at home.
Chris was born on July 9, 1978, a son of Christopher J. Cattel, Sr. and Kathleen M. (Smith) Couture. He was a 1996 graduate of Fitchburg High School. Chris also graduated from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) in North Adams with two bachelor’s degrees: one in English Communications and another in Sociology.
In his spare time, Chris had a passion for music and DJing, working regularly at the MCLA radio station and social events. He was an avid Boston College football fan and could always be found with a BC hat on. He also loved playing Pokémon Go, reading and was a history buff.
In addition to his parents, Chris leaves behind his son, James Cattel of Fitchburg; his brother, Matthew J. Cattel of Needham; his sister, Rachael Cattel of Brooklyn, NY; his stepfather, James E. Couture of Fitchburg; his father’s spouse, Laura Gail Grohe of Greenfield; his companion, Heather Unger of Worcester; as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, from 10-12 pm. His Memorial Service will begin in the funeral home at 12:00pm.
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