ALBANY – Dominic A. Coluccio, 81, of Albany, died Sunday, April 25, 2010 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. Mr. Coluccio was born November 30, 1928 in Locri, Reggio Calabria, Italy, the son of Joseph and Maria Greco Coluccio. He was employed as a school teacher in Italy until moving to the U.S. in 1951. He was employed by the Fuller Brush Co. as a foreman, and later was employed by the New York Lottery, a job which took him around the state. He was a communicant of St. Margaret Mary’s Church for many years.
Mr. Coluccio is survived by his beloved wife Frances Farrugia Coluccio; his children Marie Coluccio, Loretta Ackerman, Joseph Coluccio (Susan), Frank Coluccio (Joy), Roseanne Coluccio, and Tina Connell (Robert); his grandchildren Hannah Ackerman, Christina, Sara, and Katherine Coluccio, Olivia Hager, Isabella and Robert Connell, and Terri Miller (Steven); his great granddaughter Jordan Miller; his stepsister Rosemery Cuzdey (Larry); his sister in law Mary Jane Ryan; and by many cousins, Godchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepsister Albinia Primono, and his stepbrothers Frank Bolognino and James Bolognino.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all of the fine doctors who treated Dominic during his many years of illness, and to the nurses and staff of the Hospice Inn for their fine care.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Thursday morning at 8:45, and from there to All Saints Church (formerly St. Margaret Mary’s Church), Homestead St., Albany at 9:30. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Entombment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Scleroderma Foundation, Attn: Donations, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923. To leave a message of condolence for the family, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.