On September 18, 2018. Age 71. Of Blackwood. Loving husband of 21 years to the late Carol Colaianni (nee Eleotorio). Beloved father of Richard Colaianni, Jr. and Christopher Colaianni (Allison). Cherished grandfather of Isabella and Leah. Predeceased by his parents, Eugene Colaianni and Helen (nee Sarico) and his step-father William Brinn.
Rich proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was the owner and operator of Golden Age Jewelers on Jewelers Row in Philadelphia for 16 years and Wright Jewelers in West Chester, PA.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, Sept. 21st from 10 to 11:30 AM at Our Lady of Hope Parish: St. Agnes R.C. Church: 701 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Church at 11:30 AM. Entombment New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to CHOP Foundation, PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178. Please memo: Richard A. Colaianni, Sr.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Richard A. Colaianni, Sr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142