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“I hadn't seen Donald for many years but we were good friends and not just because he saved my life but that's way up there on the list of reasons!...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Miller - Denver, CO

“To the Collette Family, We here at Adco Services were saddened to hear of Don's early passing. Don was a loyal and valued fellow worker and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: ADCO Services, Inc.

“Jesse,Crystal,Nicole, Sending my sympathy on the loss of your Dad. I have fond memories of all the cousins' pranks and antics on the farm when we...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Gail Arzamarski - Watwerford, CT

“Dear Jesse, Crystal & Nicole, We know how you all loved your Dad. The fond memories and his love will get you through the difficult days that are...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Linda - Stafford Springs, CT

“You will be missed by all of us. Our family holidays will not be the same. You were an awesome father in law to Geneva and the best grampa!! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Polly McCranie - Stafford springs, CT

“Crystal we love you and we are very sorry for your loss. We are, and always will be, here for you. We love you xoxo ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Paul & Marcy - family

“Crystal: So sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. I know he has suffered with health issues. Know that he is now free of pain and in a better...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bunny and Norm Howe - Chapin, SC

“Jesse, Crystal, and Nicole, Losing a loved one especially a parent is never easy but may you find comfort in all of the happy memories that you...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Kurt and Michelle Brothers

“Jesse,Crystal,Nicole My deepest sympathy on the passing of your Dad. I have many fond memories of Donald when we were young, having fun on the farm....Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cheryl Vail - Staffor Springs, CT

“My father was a great man. He always supported all of his children and was proud of all of the acomplishments that we made. He loved his...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Crystal Daigneau


Donald J. Collette, 66, of Stafford Springs, CT, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013. He was born in Stafford Springs, CT, son of the late Alfred and Norma (Fontanella) Collette. Donald was a Vietnam veteran having served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked as a painter for ADCO Services. He is survived by his three children, Jesse Collette and his wife Geneva, Crystal Daigneau and her husband Jack, and Nicole Collette; four grandchildren, Samantha and Logan Collette, and Caitlyn and Fisher Daigneau; his wife, Nena Collette; sister, Diane Muzio; and numerous extended family members including nieces, nephews, and cousins. Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 6-8 P.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12 Noon at St. Edward Cemetery, West Stafford Rd., Stafford Springs, CT. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. For online condolences or directions, please visit: www.introvignefuneralhome.com

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