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Dorothy R. Colella

January 1, 1970 - June 1, 2008

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Dorothy R. Colella, 89, died Sunday, June 1, 2008 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham after a period of declining health. Born in Newton, she was the daughter of the late Frederick P. and Rose (Pelletier) Howland. She was the wife of the late Angelo L. Colella who died in 2005.

A 1936 graduate of Hopkinton High School, she retired as a cafeteria worker for the Hopkinton School system.

She is survived by her sons, Robert L. Colella and his wife Suzanne, and Thomas J. Colella and his wife Wendy all of Hopkinton, 1 sister Marguerite Wood of Milford, 5 grandchildren, Teresa, Susan, Kristen and Brian Colella, and Jeffrey Tomaso, 3 great grandchildren Samantha, Michael and Malichias. She is predeceased by a son, Michael A. Colella, 3 brothers Frederick, Robert and William Howland and 1 sister, Rose Berquist.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 5, from 4-7p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral will take place on Friday at 10:00a.m. at St. John’s Church in Hopkinton. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of the Hopkinton Library, 13 Main St. Hopkinton, MA. 01748.