Lucrezia Colantonio of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania died peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Abington Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was 85 years old. Lucrezia was born June 12, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Leonardo and Rose Giuliano. Lucrezia is survived by her son Gary Colantonio, daughter Donna Sestito and husband Joseph; and grandsons Nicholas and Alex. She is also the sister of Catherine Watson, Frances Holland, Rosalie Barry, and the late Clara Wilson. All of these she loved and touched deeply.
Lucrezia was born and raised in Philadelphia and was a longtime resident of Elkins Park. During her working career, she was a secretary for the Penn State University Ogontz Campus and the Naval Air Development Center. She maintained an active lifestyle well into her 80s and was especially devoted to her children and grandchildren.
Relatives and friends were invited to her Memorial Mass at 10:00 AM on Wednesday July 10, 2019 at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church, 820 Susquehanna Road, Rydal, PA 19046.