It is with a very heavy heart that I have to post this, Colette was one of our absolute favorite members at the gym. She was an awesome athlete and always had a way of lighting up the gym when she was in class. We are planning a Hero Workout in her honor next Sunday, Dec. 18th at 10am.
East Greenbush-Colette M. DeJulio age, 49 years, passed away December 9, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Albany and lived all of her life in Rensselaer and East Greenbush. Colette was a 1985 graduate of Bishop Maginn High School in Albany and received her BA and Masters Degrees from Russell Sage College. At the time of her death she was Clinical Care Coordinator for the Rensselaer County Dept. of Mental Health. She was the first girl to play Little League in East Greenbush and was an avid Softball, Basketball and Volleyball player. Colette cared deeply about her clients and was also a personal trainer for many years. She had a strong and joyous personality that lit up a room and was loved by all who knew her.
Beloved daughter of Thomas and Marilyn Charland DeJulio; loving sister of Gregory (Dawn) DeJulio of Wynantskill and Felicia (Vincent) Luca of Clifton Park; adored niece of Jean Boese of St. Petersburg, FL, Felix (Lois) DeJulio of Ocala,. FL, Frank (Terri) DeJiulio of Hudson, FL and Rev. David DeJulio of Tampa, FL; loving cousin of Anna May (Bob) Seward of East Greenbush, Linda (John) Powers of West Sand Lake as well as many other cousins. Beloved aunt of Joseph and Francesca Luca, Serena, Joshua and Matthew DeJulio.
Funeral from the W. J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home 1700 Washington Avenue Rensselaer Tuesday morning at 9:00 and 10:00 at St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph Church Herrick Street Rensselaer where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Monday from 5-8 PM.
The family would like to thank the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital, Rite Aid Pharmacy in East Greenbush and The Bruen Rescue Squad in East Greenbush for their care and concern and special thanks to Dr. Gasson and staff from the Radiology
Unit at St. Peter’s Hospital for all their compassion and care during the last nine months.
Contributions in Colette’s memory may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204 or the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital 315 So. Manning Blvd. Albany NY 12208.