James Colello

1947 ~ 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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James E. Colello, 75, of Elmwood Park at peace on April 11, 2023.
US Navy Veteran USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

Loving father of Cheryl, Gina, Lucille, and the late James Jr. Colello.

Proud grandfather of Noah Colello, Ruth and Dominic Covington, Kevin and Annmarie Williams.

Longtime and loving companion of Mary Baima.

Beloved son of the late Vincenzo and Lucille nee Grandolfo.

Dear brother of Joseph (Sandra), and the late Francis (Marge) and Marie (Leonard) Piotrowski.

Uncle of Betty (Wayne) Tatro, Vincent (Tina), Francis Jr. (Kim), Leonard  “Ace”  Piotrowski and Candace (Byron) Brenizer. Great uncle, cousin, and friend to many.

Retired from U.S. Post Office. 
Member of American Legion #974, Italian American War Veterans #10, Vietnam Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars #5979, Blue Water Navy Association, Elks Lodge #1526, and Moose Lodge #2578. Memorials appreciated to any of these organizations in Jim’s honor.

A memorial visitation will take place on Thursday May 18, 2023 from 5 PM - 8:30 PM at the River Grove American Legion Hall 8664 Grand Ave River Grove, IL. Military Honors will be presented at 5:00 PM 

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Military Honors
May 18, 2023

5:00 PM
American Legion
8664 Grand Ave
River Grove, IL 60171

May 18, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
American Legion
8664 Grand Ave
River Grove, IL 60171


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