Joseph Collura

Mr. Joseph J. Collura of Hollis, NH, formerly of Waltham died Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Saint Joseph's Hospital in Nashua, NH. He was 83. Mr. Collura was born in Waltham on July 26, 1930, a son of the late Charles and Isabella (Seminerio) Collura. Joe had lived in Waltham for over seventy years and worked for the City of Waltham until his retirement. He worked very hard to support his family and enjoyed nothing better than spending time with them especially on Sundays when dinner was at noontime. Joe served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was the husband of the late Alice L. (Morrow) Collura and brother of the late Salvatore Collura, Michael Collura, Charles Collura, Ella Iagulli, Jenney Collura and Mary Lombard. Joe is survived by his children, Isabel J. Collura and her husband, David Sabo, of Hollis NH, and Judith A. Grossi and her husband, Reynard, of Milford NH, his grandchildren, Joseph Grossi, Andrea Grossi, Shaun Sabo and Julianne Sabo; his sister, Grace Alberico and her husband, Fred, of Waltham and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember Joe's life by gathering at 10 am on Saturday, May 17th, in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street, (Rte. 20), Waltham where his Funeral Service will be held at 11 am. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham. To offer condolences online, please visit

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245 Main Street Waltham, MA 02453
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from May 15 to May 22, 2014