Florence Colanton, 84

Florence Colanton, 84

WAKEFIELD — Colanton, Florence (Venditto), of Wakefield, formerly of Revere, passed away on Jan. 7, 2019 at the age of 84.

Born and raised in Revere to the late Joseph Venditto and Jennie (Lauro) Venditto. Beloved wife of 61 years to Joseph Colanton. Devoted mother of Dominic Colanton and his wife Rose Marie of Wakefield, and Jennifer Smith of Peabody. Dear sister of Richard Venditto and his wife Ellen of Stoneham, Dolores Young and her husband Paul of Revere, and the late Michael Venditto. Cherished grandmother of Amanda Papa and her husband Dan, Brianna Colanton and her fiancé Patrick Downing, and Renee Watson. Caring great-grandmother of Nicholas Santilli and a soon-to-be great-grandson. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Florence grew up in Revere and graduated from Revere High in 1954. She adored her family dearly and would do anything for them. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Service information: Funeral from the PAUL BUONFIGLIO & SONS-BRUNO Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere, on Friday, Jan. 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.


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