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Americo Colaianni

Americo Colaianni

Friday, September 9th, 1921 Friday, February 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for Americo Colaianni

Mr. Americo “Ricky” Colaianni, a life-long resident of South Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at Kennedy Health System, Washington Township, NJ on Friday, February 22, 2019. He was 97 years of age.

Ricky was an outgoing, friendly man who loved life. A part of “The Greatest Generation”, he proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. Prior to retirement, Ricky worked with his brothers in the family business Colonial Salvage for many years.

He is the beloved husband of the late Anna (nee Loscalzo); devoted father of Carmella Giancaterino (Leonard) and Ernest Colaianni (Monica); loving grandpop of Christian Giancaterino (Kelly), Carly Corwonski (Steve), Ernest Colaianni (Kayla) and Brianna Colaianni (Jim Hertkorn) and special great grandpop of Christian and Caroline Giancaterino; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate 97 great years by attending his viewing 9-9:45 AM and Funeral Mass 10 AM Wednesday in Stella Maris Church, 2901 S. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.

Interment with military honors SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 | 9:00am - 9:45am
    Stella Maris Church
    10th and Bigler St
    PHILADELPHIA, PA
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    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
    9:00am - 9:45am
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Stella Maris
    10th and Bigler Sts.
    PHILADELPHIA, PA
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    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
    10:00am
  • Interment

    S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery
    1600 S. Sproul Road
    SPRINGFIELD, PA
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Mary Meier

Ernie and Monica. My deepest sympathy yo you and your family for your loss.
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Colaianni Family, please accept our deepest condolences at this sad time. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
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Jackie, Pete, Max & Sawyer Gulbrandsen

We were blessed to know Grandpop Rick & celebrate with him on many special occasions. We wish we could send him postcards in Heaven. With Love -
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Ernie & Monica , We are thinking of you both and your family. Please know our love and prayers are with you. Jeri & Vince Cesarone
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