2022ObituariesDavid Jay Catha

December 29, 2022by SealeUser13

December 3, 1955 ~ December 28, 2022

David Jay Catha of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on December 28, 2022, after a brief illness, at the age of 67.  He was a graduate of Istrouma High School (1973) and graduated from Nicholls State University, which he attended on a football scholarship. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Maria Bonano Catha, his children, Kristen Catha Foti (Alex) and Matthew Catha (Jennifer), Brother, Keith Catha (Brenda), Sister(s), Molly Bethea (Jim), Sherry Cavin (Al).  Visiting will be on Monday, January 2 at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs, LA, from 7-9 pm.  Tuesday, January 3, visiting at St. Isidore Catholic Church, Baker, LA, from 10 am-11 am, with mass services at 11 am.  Procession will follow back to Resthaven Cemetery where he will be laid to rest. All that knew David loved him for his great sense Kof humor, as he was never one to miss an opportunity for a joke. His love for his children and family will live on forever. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com




  • Clyde Honey

    March 10, 2023 at 6:42 pm

    KEITH:: I am so sorry to hear about the death of your brother. I send my condolences!. May the LORD, bless and keep you and your family in his loving arms!!. GOD bless, and remember to keep the faith, love, & belief in JESUS CHRIST!!. Sincerely, Clyde


  • Krista Bennett Bruns Fisher

    January 14, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family during this difficult time!


  • Cathy and Mike Daigle

    January 4, 2023 at 11:50 pm

    David was loved. David was uplifting. He was faithful and kind. He brought joy to his friends. He will leave a void in our lives. I grieve for David and ache for Maria’s loss. Adieu “chauffeur”


  • Chris Roy

    January 4, 2023 at 1:39 pm

    Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss of Dave, or “Clyde”, as I knew him from high school and after. He was a warm-hearted and very humorous person and a great guy to be around. Best wishes and prayers to all of his family and friends.


  • Mary Cokes Hammett - IHS '72

    January 2, 2023 at 4:28 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to Maria and family. I won’t be able to make the services as we are out of town. Just know you are in our thoughts and prayers.


  • Kaye Cain

    January 1, 2023 at 11:34 pm

    A kind and gentle man. It was a pleasure knowing you!


  • Lance and Cecilia Byrd

    January 1, 2023 at 2:37 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.


  • Rick Fletcher

    December 31, 2022 at 4:14 pm

    You kept me laughing in the classes we shared in our school days. I will remember you fondly.
    RIP classmate. Prayers of comfort to the family.


  • James E Catha

    December 31, 2022 at 5:02 am

    I wish I had known my kin folks better didn’t know I had so many until it was too late.
    Living in Colombia GA don’t get to make many funerals.
    God Bless.


  • Janet S Schoonmaker

    December 31, 2022 at 3:23 am

    My deepest condolences. I know you have wonderful memories to cherish.


  • Rick Fletcher

    December 30, 2022 at 3:17 am

    Had David in several classes in school, he had a great sense of humor and was a genuinely nice guy. My prayers and condolences to his family.


  • Aubrey L Lowrey

    December 30, 2022 at 1:24 am

    My thoughts and Prayers are with the Catha Family at this difficult time


  • Richard Berard

    December 29, 2022 at 9:45 pm

    Family and friends please accept my sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathy. David and I were teammates at Nicholls State University.

    May God bless!


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