BENTON HARBOR — Jerry Catania was known for turning glass into art.

As a Stevensville native and 1964 Lakeshore High School graduate, Catania made an imprint throughout Southwest Michigan with his work in the arts community as a teacher and artist. Catania died at his Fairplain home last Wednesday at the age of 74.

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