Catholic Hospice

LAST UPDATED: October 18, 2018
Health & Human Services
For over 30 years Catholic Hospice, Inc. continues to serve the South Florida community. Established in 1988, Catholic Hospice Inc. is a community based not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of people with a life-limiting illness and their loved ones. Hospice care involves medical supervision, emotional support, spiritual guidance and pain management. We provide care to people of all faiths. The Catholic Hospice Choice provides a journey filled with love, care, compassion and respect for human dignity by highly trained professionals. Catholic Hospice provide our service programs, such as: We Honor Veterans, a program whereby veteran assistance is given to cater their specific needs; Wishes Granted, a program whereby we provide a last wish to the patient at his/her request; Camp Erin, a children’s bereavement camp program; Pet Peace of Mind, a program of volunteers who assist patients’ pet needs, and Support Groups are also provided to family, friends, and to the community after the loss of a loved one.
14875 NW 77TH AVE, Suite 100
Hialeah, FL 33014

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Ralph Lawson
Exec VP and CFO at Baptist Health Systems
Sr. Elizabeth Worley, SSJ
Vice Chairman/Secretary
Chancellor for Administration Archdiocese of Miami
Rev. Msgr. Tomas Marin, Pastor
Assistant Secretary
St. Augustine Catholic Church


Dian Backoff
Executive Director
Rita Kathalynas
Director of Professional Services
Tracy Romanello, DO
Medical Director
Michelle Espinosa
Director of Finance
Dale Williams
Director of Professional Services
Rochelle Clarke,PhD, LMFT, MSHR
Director, Quality and Organizational Development
Laura Ryan
Director of Business Development


This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.