Obituary: Joseph J. Colando Jr.


United States

Joseph J. Colando Jr (89) of Fort Pierce, FL and Delancey, NY died peacefully at home on April 15th, 2016.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Audrey, and their two sons, Robert (Kathleen) and Joseph III (Holly). He is also survived by his four grandchildren (Katy Kelly, Nicole Durkin, Courtney Fairbairn and Casey Colando) and his 10 great-grandchildren (Tristan, Grace, Quin, James, Liam, Patrick, Callum, Avery, Lochlan and Ezra).

Joe was born in Lodi, NJ to Joseph and Esther Colando and served in the Navy during WWII, achieving the rank of petty officer third class. He was a devoted husband, an avid Yankees fan, a hunter and fisherman. He especially loved fishing the Pepacton Reservoir for over 60 years.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The family suggests that donations be made to the Colchester United Methodist Church.

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