August 24, 1930 ~ January 28, 2019
Filippo Colaprete Gates: Monday, January 28, 2019 at age 88. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Raffaella “Lina”; his children, Domenico (Theresa) Colaprete, Mario Colaprete, Alfonzina “Zina” (Scott) Whitney, Filippo (Lisa) Colaprete; his grandchildren, Anthony (Luanna Marcelletti), Domenico (Christina Stocks), Robert, Andrew, Nicholas (Nicole Decker), Alessondra, Annalisa and Marina; great-granddaughters, Gelina and Audrina; several nieces, nephews and dear friends. Filippo was born in Celano, Italy; traveled the world as a welder and settled in Rochester to raise his family. Friends may call Wednesday (Jan 30th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 9:30 AM at St. Theodore’s Church. Entombment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center in his memory. For more information or to sign Filippo’s online guestbook, please visit Meesonfamily.com.