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Updated: 12/11/2013 08:00:04AM

Catherine Wolff Grossman

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Catherine “Cathie” Wolff Grossman, 89, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at her home; she was surrounded by loved ones and had a beautiful and peaceful passing.

Cathie was born in Paterson, N.J., to William and Catherine Halkett.

She raised her children in Miami Beach, Fla., and moved to Port Charlotte from Naples, Fla., in 1987. Cathie was a retired development and construction entrepreneur. She was known as a fashion icon in Miami Beach, and had several successful businesses during her years in Miami Beach.

Cathie is survived her daughters, Diane Wolff and Darleen Wolff of Port Charlotte; her two grandchildren, Adam and Nattalie; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, David, who died in 1998; as well as prominent Miami attorney, Irving M. Wolff, the father of her children; her husband, Albert Grossman, a hotel man on Miami Beach; and her parents.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 21505 Augusta St., Port Charlotte. Entombment and committal services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens in Naples.

Flowers should be sent to Roberson Funeral Home, 2151 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. Or a donation may be sent to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte, FL 33980. Friends may visit online at to sign the guest book and extend condolences to the family.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.

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