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Albert Collo

July 11, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

COLLO, Albert Eugene, 83, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in the Lifeline Hospital, Wintersville, Ohio.

Born April 29, 1930, in Weirton, WV, Albert was a son of the late Alexander "Alec" and Emma Boniti Collo. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Frank Charles Collo and his two sisters, Helen Collo and Mary Ann Frazee.

Albert was a baker employed for 52 years at Weir Cove Bakery. When he was not working, he enjoyed bowling at the Holiday Lanes. An avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan, Albert enjoyed attending sporting events with his brother Frankie

He was a member of Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, and the Sons of Italy.

He is survived by two sisters, Regina Truax and her husband, Carl and Janet Backel and her husband, John all of Weirton; four nieces, Leslie (Chip) Taflan, Denise (Gus) Jones, Deanna (Mike) Hvizdak, and Donna (Chris) Kolanko; three nep-hews, Gary Frazee, Christopher (Bobbi Jo) and Jason (Shannon) Backel; great-nieces and nephews, Alex and Danielle Taflan, Kylie and Colten Kolanko, Alexis and Ashley Jones, Luke Alayna, Alexandra, Adelena and Annalese Backel; one great-great-nephew, Gavin and one great-great-niece, Kiera.

Visitation will be Friday 3-8 p.m. at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St. Weirton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton.

Rev. Fr. Larry Dorsch will preside.

Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church 140 Walnut Street, Weirton, WV 26062

Albert's family would like to thank Weirton Medical Center, Life Line Hospital and a special thank you to the Weirton Geriatric Center 3rd level for all their care for Albert.

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