KANE - Columbia Verolini, 91, of Buffalo, N.Y., passed away Monday (Oct.17, 2016) at the McAuley Residence in Buffalo.
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Born in Kushequa on Jan. 18, 1925, she was a daughter of Flavia Seri Verolini and Alfonso Verolini.
She was a graduate of Westbrook Academy and had worked for many years as an administrative assistant. She was also an active member of the Variety Club.
She was a member of both St. Michael Catholic Church in Buffalo and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mount Jewett.
Surviving are two nieces, Sally Bernhard of Corry and Debbie Wilner of Virginia; a great-niece, Amy Bernhard of Erie; and her sister-in-law, Jeanne Verolini of Kushequa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Verolini, on Sept. 30, 2016; and her great-nephew, John Bernhard on Aug. 24, 2013.
There will be no visitation. Friends and family may attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Vincent Cieslewicz, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in Bridgeview Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Cummings Funeral Home Inc., Kane.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.
Cummings Funeral Home Inc.
151 Greeves Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Oct. 20 to Oct. 26, 2016