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Obituary for William "Bill" Coletta

April 14, 2017
North Haven, Connecticut

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Coletta, William "Bill"

William "Bill" Coletta, 86 of North Haven formerly of Hamden and New Haven
died peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St.
Raphael Campus after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of twelve
years to Kathy Massella Coletta. Bill was born in New Haven on August 23,
1930, a son of the late Joseph and Lucia Ciardiello Coletta, and had resided
in both New Haven and Hamden for most of his life before moving to North
Haven twelve years ago. He was a conductor for Conrail and later Amtrak for
over thirty years, retiring in 1993. Bill is also survived by several
loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased
by two sisters, Viola Lanzilli and Mary DeLucia, and six brothers, Ralph,
Dennis, Raymond, Armand, Omero, and Dennis Coletta.

Bill's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 8:30 to
10:30 a.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North
Haven. His funeral procession will leave at 10:45 a.m. for a Mass of
Christian Burial which will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church, 44
Washington Ave., North Haven at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Beaverdale
Memorial Park, New Haven. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com

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Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

4 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473
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