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John Joseph Colombo

January 11, 1931 December 12, 2018
John Joseph Colombo
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Obituary for John Joseph Colombo

John Joseph Colombo, age 87, of Berkley, MI passed away December 12, 2018 in Southfield, MI. He was born January 11, 1931 in Detroit to the late Mary and Frank Colombo.

Mr. Colombo served in the Army during the Korean War. He owned and operated the Nine Mile Hardware Store in East Point, MI for 60 years until its closing. He enjoyed gardening and his family remembers him always tinkering with things because he could fix anything.

John is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Blanche (nee-Goyette); son, John (Kristen) Colombo, granddaughter, Mackenzie; sister-in-laws, Irene Colombo and Dora Colombo; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Frank Colombo; brothers, Anthony, William, Peter and Alfonso Colombo.

John will lie instate 9:30 AM Tuesday, December 18, 2018 until the 10:00 AM Mass at The National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, 2100 Twelve Mile Rd. (Corner of 12 Mile and Woodward Ave.) Royal Oak, MI. Private entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Foundation would be appreciated. www.parkinson.org


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Visitation

Tuesday

18

Dec

9:30 AM 12/18/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica

2100 W. 12 Mile Road
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073-3910

The funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 AM.

National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica
2100 W. 12 Mile Road Royal Oak 48073-3910 Michigan
United States

Service

Tuesday

18

Dec

10:00 AM 12/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica

2100 W. 12 Mile Road
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073-3910

National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica
2100 W. 12 Mile Road Royal Oak 48073-3910 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

18201 Clinton River Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038-2903

18201 Clinton River Road Clinton Township 48038-2903 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parkinson's Foundation

200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131
www.parkinson.org
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