Gregory Ivan Kolton
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Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT
Gregory Ivan Kolton, 76, of Wallingford, loving husband of 48 years to Gail (Bonaldo) Kolton, passed away peacefully Friday, October 15, 2021 at his home with his beloved family by his side.

He was born in Bridgeport, CT, on February 19, 1945, son of the late John and Anne (Cuper) Kolton.

He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged following an illness. He earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from the University of Bridgeport and entered a lifelong career in Advertising. His artistic career spanned over five decades, starting at Plymouth Electric, Stop and Shop and finally retiring from Bozzuto's of Cheshire, CT, after 25 years of service.

Greg was a family man through and through. He loved nothing in life more than his wife, sons and grandsons. A very close runner up, however, would be his vast record collection, Elvis memorabilia, doo wop music, extremely heavy pop culture coffee table books, spaghetti and meatballs, vintage advertising, tag sales, flea markets, the NY Yankees, UConn girls' basketball and ties. Lots of ties.

In addition to his wife, Gail, he is survived by his loving sons, Jonathan Kolton (Meghan Lee) and Grant Kolton (Nancy), all of Wallingford; his brother, Russell Kolton of Charlestown, R.I.; his adoring grandsons, Hudson and Jack Kolton; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Tania Ferko and his brother, Adrian Kolton.

Greg's beloved family will receive family and friends at The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 North Main Street Ext. on Friday, October 22, 2021 from 10 am until 12 pm with a service to immediately follow in the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be in St. John Cemetery in Wallingford following the service.




Published by The Record-Journal from Oct. 19 to Oct. 18, 2021.
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809 North Main Street Ext., Wallingford, CT
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22
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Aunt Gail, Jon and Grant,

As children we had countless laughs with Uncle Greg. It truly saddens me that his smile and laughter won’t be front center at family “get-togethers”. We are lucky to have many moments of fun and laughter to remember. We will miss Uncle Greg.
Nicholas Bonaldo
Family
October 20, 2021
My humblest condolences from our family to yours!
John Ferko
October 20, 2021
Gail, Jonathan and Grant So sorry to hear of Greg´s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Frank & Maryann Nesto & Family
October 19, 2021
Greg was such a great co-worker. He kept us laughing all day. He had a lot of sayings that kept going and going. I will certainly miss him.
Jeannine
Jeannine Tabone
Coworker
October 18, 2021
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