Mary S. (Mastroianni) Colella, 93, of Waterbury, died Friday, February 17, 2012, at the Vitas Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was the widow of Vincent J. Colella.
Colella was born in Waterbury on December 28, 1918, daughter of the late Antonio and Christine (Riccio) Mastroianni. She was employed at Timex Corp. for 14 years, until she retired.
She leaves two sons, Vincent I. Colella, Ronald Colella and his wife Angela, all of Waterbury; a daughter, Mary Gloria Carangelo and her husband William of Hyannis, Mass.; two brothers, Anthony Mastroianni and his wife Marie of Waterbury; Joseph Mastroianni and his wife Nancy of Middlebury; a sister, Catherine "Kay" DiPietro and her husband Jerry of Waterbury; seven grandchildren, William Carangelo, Robert Carangelo, Mark Colella, David Colella, Kristin Colella, Lynn Colella and Ashley Riddle; 18 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother Ralph Mastroianni and her sister, Phyllis Vendetti.
Calling Hours: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for a 10:30 a.m. mass.
Burial: Following at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Colella’s memory to the Vitas Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital 56 Franklin St., Waterbury, CT 06706.