Bartholomew Salise Namocatcat, 57, of Smyrna, DE passed away Saturday, June 15 in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Born in the Philippines, he moved around the world during his 20 Years of military service. He proudly served as a member of the clergy in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1998 where he attained the rank of E6/RP1, Petty Officer 1st class.
He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Helen, of Smyrna, DE; his beloved daughter, Leni Namocatcat and her significant other Anthony Sarno of Manchester; his beloved son, Alejandro Namocatcat and his wife, Kimberly, of San Diego, CA; his adored grandchildren, Layla Jade and Alejandro Jr. He is survived by 9 brothers & sisters; Fr. Felix Namocatcat, sister Rosita Namocatcat- Law and husband Dale Law, brother Jovencio Namocatcat and wife Dalisay Bartolomew-Namocatcat, Sister Sr. Grace Namocatcat, brother Medardo Namocatcat and wife Linda Antigo- Namocatcat, brother Eupemio Namocatcat and wife Venus Tenchavez Namocatcat, brother Timoteo Namocatcat and wife Manuelita Baldon- Namocatcat, brother Alejandro Namocatcat and wife Carlita Piano- Namocatcat, sister Marilou Namocatcat- Fleenor and husband Lurther Fleenor and many nieces and nephew. Bartholomew was Pre-deceased by father Quiterio C. Namocatcat, mother Felisa S. Salise, brother Reinerio Namocatcat and sister Teresita Namocatcat.
Family and friends are invited to call from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm, Thursday at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Rd., Manchester. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am, Friday at the Cathedral of the Air in Lakehurst. Entombment will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery in Lakewood. For further information or to post a tribute please visit our website at www.andersoncampbellmanchester.com.