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Vincent J. LaColla

Vincent J. LaColla
Vincent J. LaColla, 80, of Bristol, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at The Pines of Bristol. He was married to Eleanor E. (Canu) LaColla, for 56 years who passed away July 7, 2007. Vincent was born in Bristol on March 12, 1932 son of the late Ignazio and Rose (Urso) LaColla. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Navy. He worked at Hildreth Press for 30 years and several other binders until his retirement. He was a member of St. Anthony Church, the American Legion Post 2 and Osia Club. He served on the Korean War Veterans Committee, was a Little League Uncle and a school mentor. He is survived by; two sons, Kevin and his wife Laurie LaColla of Bristol and Daryl LaColla of Long Beach, CA. a sister, Anna Matrazzo and a Uncle Benny Urso both of Bristol and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Marion (LaColla) Upchurch.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St Bristol to St. Anthony Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5-8 p.m. Burial with military honors will follow in St Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Grace Nesci Lodge Scholarship Fund , C/O Edith Pesino 82 Fairfield St. Bristol, CT 06010. www.Dunnfh.com




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Mike and Nancy Ginnerty
Very sorry to hear the news of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Maria & Joe Calise     E-mailmcalise@chubb.com
What a wonderful and kind man Vinny was. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

John Clavette     E-mailjohncl@myfairpoint.net
My heart goes to all of Vinnie's family, I worked for him at the press, and he was the best boss ever! So sorry for your loss

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Father AL Fontana     E-mailafontana613@gmail.com
On behalf of the parish of St. Anthony I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of Vincent on the occasion of his death. We will pray for his eternal rest.
Sincerely,
Rev. Al Fontana, Pastor
St. Anthony Church

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM