George A. Colello, 66, of Lacey Township, died
Wednesday at Community Hospital, Toms River, NJ.
Mr Colello was born in Jersey City, and lived in Old Bridge Township
before moving to Lanoka Harbor section of Lacey 14 years ago.
He was a correction officer at Rahway State Prison before his
Mr. Colello was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9503,
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Barend, a son, George A.,
Point Pleasant; and three grandchildren.
O'Connell's Home for Funerals, Berkley Township is in charge of
|Grave marker for
George A. Colello and spouse, Plot P, Grave 4234 in Brigadier
General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown
(Burlington county), New Jersey.
enlisted in the Army at Newark, NJ on 14 January 1942 and when the
call went out after that year, he volunteered for parachutist duty.
Pvt Colello was assigned to Service Company, 508th
PIR. His exact date of arrival is unknown as the company's
morning Reports for 1942 are unavailable.
However, by 8 August 19843 Pvt Colello was holding
the rank of T/5 which he held until he was discharged on 11
July1945. His service was entirely within Service Company.