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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
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.