Richie Tolentino Catapia

August 25, 1978 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 41)


Richie Tolentino Catapia was born on August 25, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Ricardo and Rosario Catapia.  He was called home to be with our Lord on his parents’ wedding anniversary, January 28, 2020.

Richie enjoyed quality time with friends and family.  He enjoyed fishing, collecting shoes and Funko Pops, and was the biggest Los Angeles Lakers fan.  He was born two days after Kobe Bryant and joined him in heaven two days after his death.

Richie is survived by his parents, Ricardo and Rosario; sister, Cindyrose; wife, Fanela; stepchildren, Melanie, Christian, Mikaela, and Lucas; cousins; and lifelong friends who became family to him.

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February 6, 2020

6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
California Cremation & Burial
California Cremation & Burial (FD Lic # 1689) 2200 Highland Avenue
National City, CA 91950

Funeral Mass
February 7, 2020

10:00 AM
Most Precious Blood Catholic Church
1245 4th Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91911

February 7, 2020

11:30 AM
Glen Abbey Memorial Park
3838 Bonita Rd
Bonita, CA 91902

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