Theodore Peter Collette

Born: Wed., Sep. 11, 1935
Died: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019

No services to be held

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HARRISVILLE, NY ~ Theodore “Ted” Peter Collette, 83, of 13521 Middle Branch Rd., Harrisville, died in the comfort of his home where he was under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice, on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from end stage renal disease.

Born September 11, 1935 in Watertown, NY, a son of Levi and Aria (Collins) Collette, he was educated in Harrisville schools.

He married Hila Miller in August, 1955 in Watertown, NY. 

A veteran, he entered the US Navy in 1954 and served until being honorably discharged in 1958.

For much of his life, he worked as a millwright for the Newton Falls Paper Company in Newton Falls.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by two daughters, Darcy Bowen, of Harrisville, and Barbara Collette, of Phoenix, NY; four grandchildren, Stacey Bowen, Barbara Reynolds, David Bowen and Justin Stewart; five great grandchildren, Vanessa, Austin, Matthew, Jayla and Jordan; two brothers, Murray Collette, Harrisville, David Collette, Alabama; two sisters, Dolores McIntosh, Harrisville, and Nancy Heath, Pennsylvania, and many loving and caring nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by twin brothers, Donald and Douglas Collette, and a sister, Lorraine.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no funeral or calling hours.

For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.

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Karen Gettman-Houghton
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Dear Hila,
I am so sorry to hear of Teds passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you!

It was such a pleasure visiting with you when I helped with your mother.


Deb Bassette-Pate
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
So sorry to hear this sad news, the family lived across the street and were good neighbors.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Attonda Garrow
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Deepest sympathies from Max’s extended family

Joanne Finnegan
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Dear Hila,

I've thought of you and Ted so many times when I've been in town. I'm so sorry to read of Ted's passing and also sorry I didn't catch up with you. You and Ted were so good to my dad and Suzie for many years. I just loved hearing Ted's stories about my dad, and can almost hear his laugh and see his smile as he told those stories. Please accept my condolences for you and your family. I will definitely try to see you the next time I'm in town.

Joanne (Stevens) Finnegan

Fred and Liz collette
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Dear Hila and family

Our deepest sympathy for you and your family, for your loss ,sending our prayers with lots of love, Ted was a wonderful person

Theresa Pike Morlock
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Hila, Darcy & Barbara,

You are in my thoughts & prayers. I have fond memories of Ted & spending time at your house throughout my childhood. May you find peace in knowing he is no longer suffering, and that someday you will be together again.

Sharon Wohnsiedler
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
So sorry to hear this news of Ted’s passing. Sending my sincere sympathy and keeping all in my prayers.
Sharon Wohnsiedler

Richard McCasrthy
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with Teds Family.
God Bless.

George Simser and family
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
Hila and family. So sorry to here of your loss. Ted was a good man and I used to love to visit with him at uncle buds and aunt sallys. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

George Simser and family.

Elton and Lynda wood
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019
Hila and family, just hearing of Ted's passing our thoughts and prayers go out to you. We know he will be miss. Lynda and Elton wood.

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