Colella, Giuseppe, age 77 of Hawthorne, on Friday, July 24, 2020.
Born in Alatri, Italy, Giuseppe came to the United Sates at eleven years old. He had resided in Paterson before moving to Hawthorne 49 years ago. A parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church in Hawthorne and U.S. Army veteran, Giuseppe worked in sales for White & Shauger, Inc., in Paterson, Paterson Electric in Paterson then Metro Clifton in Clifton. Giuseppe was active in the Borough’s youth sports leagues acting as both a baseball and soccer coach.
Giuseppe Colella was the beloved husband of Concetta (nee Inturrisi) Colella. Loving father of Maria Colella of Hawthorne, and Nazareno Colella and his wife Cynthia also of Hawthorne. Dear grandfather of Victoria Rose and Nazareno Joseph Colella.
A funeral mass will be held at 9:00am on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 meeting at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.