Amelia “Mimi” Collabolletta, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, died Thursday June 27, 2013 at Putnam Hospital Center. She was 100 years old.
Mimi was born on March 24, 1913 in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., daughter to the late Augusta and Angelina (Bocchino) Collabolletta. She attended North Salem Schools.
Ms. Collabolletta was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Croton Falls.
Mimi worked for Readers Digest in Pleasantville, for over 31 years in the mail order department before retiring.
Ms. Collabolletta is survived by her niece Nancy A. Corsi of Croton Falls; her nephew Roger Paro of Fishkill; and her four grandnieces, Susan Henshaw, Christine Page, Nicole Tarnowski and Kelly Durkin. Amelia was predeceased by her six sisters and one brother.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday July 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Croton Falls. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Somers. A private cremation occurred prior to the mass.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mimi’s memory to the American Cancer Society and/or American Heart Association.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
~1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Published by Elizabeth Ailes; edited by Douglas Cunningham. 845-225-3633. The leading news source on Carmel, Mahopac, Kent, Brewster, Patterson and Southeast.