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Leo Roy Coletti, 80, of Atlanta died October 5, 2003. Mr. Coletti was born June 28, 1923, the son of Bruno and Mary Coletti.

He served in the Eighty Second Airborne Division and was held as a P.O.W. twice by the Germans. He actively participated in the "D Day Jump."

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Lollis Coletti, his sons and daughters in-law, Philip and Kathleen Coletti, Paul and Sharon T. Coletti, Mark Matthew Coletti, all of Atlanta. He is also survived by seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 8th at 10:30 A.M. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 7th, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., with a rosary at 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Joseph's Hospital Mercy Care Foundation. H.M. Patterson & Son, Spring Hill, 1020 Spring Street, 404-876-1022.

(The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA, 7 Oct 2003 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)

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