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Thomas Leon Coletti

1935
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Tilton

Thomas Leon Coletti

Thomas L. Coletti, 83, a longtime resident of Peabody, MA died on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton after a long illness.  Thomas was born on July 5, 1935 in Lynn, MA the son of the late Cesidio and Rose (Mailloux) Coletti.  Mr. Coletti was a graduate of Fitchburg State with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  He was employed by Raytheon (Bedford, MA) in 1967 and retired in 1997. Thomas was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict from September 11, 1953 to September 12, 1956 earning the rank of SP-3.  He was a member of the VFW Post #2359 in Danvers, MA and of the Peabody Elks Lodge #1409. Thomas was very active with the Reading Rifle and Revolver Club in Reading, MA.  He loved his family and being a pilot, would fly them for "$100 burgers" as often as he could.  His family includes: 

His wife of 55 years:  Brenda (McKittrick) Coletti of   Tilton

His daughter:  Christine R. Coletti         of      Tilton

His son:  Brian L. Coletti      of      San Diego, CA

Grandchildren: 

   Justin T. Coletti and Leigh Smith   of  Salisbury

  Olivia R. Coletti and Drew Guilmain  of Salisbury

  Victoria R. Coletti     of      Tilton

Great grandchild:  Atticus T. Coletti of  Salisbury

A brother and sister of Massachusetts, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A committal service with military honors will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the chapel at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.  Burial will follow the service.

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