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Gina COLANGELO Obituary

Gina Colangelo, 44, of West Hartford, passed away peacefully, Sunday (September 23, 2012) at home with her family by her side. She was born September 23, 1968 in Hartford and was the daughter of Gail E. (Brown) Colangelo and the late John P. Colangelo. Gina graduated from Conard High School in West Hartford with the class of 1986. She adored animals, fashion, art, music, physical fitness, creating, and helping others amongst many loves. She donated her time and money to various nonprofit charities in and around Connecticut. A talented businesswoman, Gina owned and operated the Bronze Tanning Salon in West Hartford for 18 years. She helped countless friends and acquaintances through tough times and is often referred to as "everybody's angel." Besides her mother, Gina is survived by her devoted and loving fiancée, Dylan Magee; her sisters, Deborah Migliore and husband, Donald and Susan Muschett and husband, Neil; her brothers, John R. Colangelo and Gary D. Colangelo and wife, Kim; her nieces and nephews, Tiffany, Stacey, Antonio and Mark, great nieces, Mallory, Natalie, Isabella, and Emma; her uncle, Tony Colangelo and his wife Stephanie, as well as a very large number of close and dear friends.
A Blessing at St. Helena's Church, 30 Echo Lane, West Hartford will take place Saturday (September 29) at 10 a.m. Immediately following the Blessing, everyone is invited to join the family at the parish hall in the church for a celebration of her life. Donations in Gina's memory may be made to the Gina Colangelo Cancer Fund, c/o 21 Kimberly Road, West Hartford, CT 06107. Funeral arrangements by the James T. Pratt Funeral Service, Wethersfield. For on line expressions of sympathy please visit www.desopo.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 27, 2012
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