Jeanne C. Colaiaco, age 90, formerly of Forest Hills, PA, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016 in the Ridgewood at St. Paul’s.
Mrs. Colaiaco was born in Wilkinsburg, PA on February 6, 1926 to Somers R. Caskey, Sr. and Edna J. (Eyler) Caskey. She was a graduate of Wilkinsburg High School and had been raised in the Trinity Evangelical Church.
Jeanne was a wonderful homemaker and truly loved her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She had a playful sense of humor and very much enjoyed playing bridge, making friends, and trips to Atlantic City.
On August 24, 1943 she married August P. Colaiaco, he survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Gina Baruch of Chicago, IL, two sons, Dr. Victor I. Colaiaco and his wife Andrea of Greenville, and Dr. Paul A. Colaiaco of Pittsburgh, seven grandchildren, Valerie Watterson and her husband Alfie, Jessica Colaiaco, Ben Colaiaco and his wife Roxana, Graham Baruch and his wife Anissa, Garrett Baruch, Callie Baruch, and Michael Colaiaco, and three great-grandchildren, Beatrice Watterson, August Watterson, and Emily Watterson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an Infant Daughter, Deborah J. Colaiaco, two sisters, Janet Williams and Dolly Williams, and an infant brother, Somers R. Caskey, Jr.
A private memorial service will be held in the Ridgewood at St. Paul’s with Rev. Julia Fraser, Chaplain of St. Paul’s, officiating. There will be no public services. Inurnment of cremains will be in Homewood Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Keeping The Promise Fund at St. Paul’s, 339 E. Jamestown Rd., Greenville, PA 16125.