ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. - Lucille M. Coletti, 87, a native of Olean, passed away on Monday (Feb. 20, 2012) in her home in Royal Palm Beach.
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Born in Olean July 8, 1924, she was the daughter of Cataldo and Costanza Coletti. Her given Italian name was Lucia.
Lucille worked as a waitress at the Olean House for several years. She later worked at Aerovox before retiring and moving to Florida with her sisters, Genia "Jean" and Alfonza in 1979.
Lucille enjoyed gardening and especially loved roses. She also enjoyed visits from family and friends and had a special place in her heart for children, always having a special treat on hand when they would come to visit.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her infant son, Michael Joseph DeVito; three brothers, Russell (Norma) Coletti, Angelo (Helen) Coletti and Joseph (Eleonora) Coletti; and six sisters, Laura (Red) Youngs, Jean Coletti, Theresa (Alfred) Tewey, Isabella (Larry) Kupfrian, Annabelle (Chester) Baer and Alfonza Coletti.
Funeral services were held on Saturday (Feb. 25, 2012) at Tillman Funeral Home in West Palm Beach, and burial was at Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery in Royal Palm Beach.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Apr. 4, 2012