Obituary: Mary Alice Colangelo, 96

Obit - Mary Alice ColangeloMary Alice Colangelo, 96, of Southington and formerly of Windsor Locks, beloved wife of the late James J. Colangelo passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born February 13, 1920 in Lisbon, Portugal daughter of the late Manual and Mary (Conceicao) Ferriera. She lived in Hartford before moving to Windsor Locks in 1960, she was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, Windsor Locks.

Alice was a member of the Senior Honor Guard, she enjoyed sewing and doing puzzles and most of all spending time with her family at their cottage in Old Lyme.

She is survived by three sons, James Jay Colangelo and his wife Diane of Merrimack, NH, Michael Colangelo of Bakersfield, CA, Arthur Shilosky(Julie) of Colchester; two daughters, Maryanne Anderson and her husband Robert of Windsor Locks, Jean Foligno and her husband Thomas of Southington; 12 grandchildren, Michael Foligno(Colleen), Tammy Madore (Kenneth), Jill Vermette (Chip), Michelle Housman(Michael), Scott Colangelo(Torrie), Shane Shilosky(Liz), Glen Shilosky (Stacy), Susan Tupper(Aaron), Frank Colangelo, Nicole Saavedra(Orlando), Jodi Breithaupt(Eric), Robin O’Brein(Don); 24 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a sister, Talbina Benavidas and a daughter-in-law, Susan Colangelo.

Her family will receive friends Sunday, July 10, 2016 from 4-7 PM at Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Ave., Windsor section of Poquonock. Family and friends may gather Monday, July 11, 2016 at 9:00 AM at Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10: 00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, Windsor Locks. Burial will be in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 42 Spring St., Windsor Locks, CT 06096.

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