In memory of
Mary "Tina" Colandrea
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In memory of
Mary "Tina" Colandrea
Mary 'Tina' Colandrea, 104 Loved entertaining family and friends Mary "Tina" Colandrea, 104, passed Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Richmond University Medical Center. Born to Alphonso and Sarah DeAngelis, Mary was a lifelong Rosebank resident. She attended St. Mary's grammar school and St. Peter's Girls High School. Mary was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church and sang in the church choir for 50 years. Mary worked as a store manager for the Lofts Candy Company for 29 years. She also took part in the store's window decorations and box design. Her next position was with the Met Life Insurance Co. where she was a correspondence supervisor for 12 years until her retirement in 1980. Mary married the late Paul Colandrea in 1940. They were both proud of his service in the U.S. Navy and honorable discharge, serving from 1940 to 1945. He served honorably in the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres on a destroyer. As a young woman Mary loved to dance, especially the Peabody and Tango. In her later years she enjoyed travel with Paul to Europe and the western United States. She enjoyed crocheting, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, Dancing with the Stars, NY Met baseball, political debates and TV news. She loved entertaining family and friends and was said to be an excellent cook. She took great pride in her decorating of her home inside and out for the holidays. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Paul in 2002. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and her cherished companions, Tengo and Irma Gvimradze. A viewing will be held Sunday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Martin Hughes Funeral Home in Concord. Mass will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday at St. Charles R.C. Church with the burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Services were entrusted to the care of Martin Hughes Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at martinhughesfuneralhome.com . Martin Hughes Funeral Home "Distinguished Celebrations of Life" 530 Narrows Road South at Britton Avenue Staten Island, N.Y. 10304 (718) 447-0873
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200 Penn Ave
Staten Island, NY 10306
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In memory of
Mary "Tina" Colandrea
Mary 'Tina' Colandrea, 104 Loved entertaining family and friends Mary "Tina" Colandrea, 104, passed Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Richmond University Medical Center. Born to Alphonso and Sarah DeAngelis, Mary was a lifelong Rosebank resident. She attended St. Mary's grammar school and St. Peter's Girls High School. Mary was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church and sang in the church choir for 50 years. Mary worked as a store manager for the Lofts Candy Company for 29 years. She also took part in the store's window decorations and box design. Her next position was with the Met Life Insurance Co. where she was a correspondence supervisor for 12 years until her retirement in 1980. Mary married the late Paul Colandrea in 1940. They were both proud of his service in the U.S. Navy and honorable discharge, serving from 1940 to 1945. He served honorably in the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres on a destroyer. As a young woman Mary loved to dance, especially the Peabody and Tango. In her later years she enjoyed travel with Paul to Europe and the western United States. She enjoyed crocheting, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, Dancing with the Stars, NY Met baseball, political debates and TV news. She loved entertaining family and friends and was said to be an excellent cook. She took great pride in her decorating of her home inside and out for the holidays. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Paul in 2002. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and her cherished companions, Tengo and Irma Gvimradze. A viewing will be held Sunday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Martin Hughes Funeral Home in Concord. Mass will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday at St. Charles R.C. Church with the burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Services were entrusted to the care of Martin Hughes Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at martinhughesfuneralhome.com . Martin Hughes Funeral Home "Distinguished Celebrations of Life" 530 Narrows Road South at Britton Avenue Staten Island, N.Y. 10304 (718) 447-0873
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St Charles Catholic Church
200 Penn Ave
Staten Island, NY 10306
Past Services ╲╱
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