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Francis P. Colecchi
September 26, 1930 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Francis P. Colecchi, 93 years old, of Leominster died Sunday, January 7, 2024 surrounded by his family in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital.
Francis was born September 26, 1930 in Leominster MA, the son of John and Mary (Fontana) Colecchi and was a lifelong resident of Leominster. He leaves 2 sons, Gary Colecchi and his wife Lee Anne of Gardner, and Kevin F. Colecchi and his wife Shelley of Lunenburg, his daughter Lisa M. DeCarolis and her husband Joseph of Leominster, 8 grandchildren, Thomas DeCarolis, Kayla Erickson and her husband John, Timothy DeCarolis and his wife Lexi, Julia Colecchi, Nicco Colecchi, Brian Colecchi, Jennifer Colecchi and Jason Colecchi. 2 great grandchildren Lacey Erickson and Johnny Erickson and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Dolores M. (Buono) Colecchi in 2007, his son Dennis Colecchi in 2017, 2 grandchildren, Christopher and Christy and his brother John Colecchi.
Francis graduated from St Bernards High, and was employed as a Machinist at Banner Mold in Leominster for over 40 years. He was a member of St. Anna Church in Leominster and enjoyed fishing, going to Wells Maine with his family, going to the casino and track, and watching and going to football games.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and Dr. Dombek at Leominster Hospital, for all the outstanding care given to Francis during this difficult time.
Francis`s funeral will be held on Friday, January 12 from the Richardson Funeral Home 106 West St. Leominster, with a Funeral Mass at 10am at St. Anna Church Leominster. Burial will be private in St Leo`s Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours in the funeral home are Thursday, January 11 from 4~6 pm. In Lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the St. Bernards High School Athletic Dept; c/o Ray Cosenza, 45 Harvard St. Fitchburg MA. 01420, and may be left at the funeral home. www.richardsonfuneralhome.net