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Tony Colacito

Tony Colacito

PRICE - On May 14, 2009 the Colacito girls and their mother lost their only brother and son, Anthony Dee Colacito, age 43, who passed away peacefully at Castleview Hospital in Price.

He was born Dec. 20, 1965 in Price to Daniel and Joyce Colby Colacito.

Tony was an member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and a graduate of Carbon High School.

Tony was larger than life to his family and he always had a smile on his face and love in his heart. He never saw obstacles in life; he just found different ways of getting around them.

When Tony turned 18, he got a job and moved into his own apartment in Price, where he lived until a couple months ago.

Everyone always looked forward to their first car. But for Tony, his came a little later in life. His had four wheels, red in color, and it gave him the freedom to go wherever he wanted to.

Family and friends meant everything to him and his scooter allowed him travel and visit with everyone.

His endeavors may have seemed impossible to many. But for Tony, it was just another day and his rewards were the friendships he made along the way.

Tony will be dearly missed by all and his family would like to thank everyone for their special care and concern they shared with him.

He is survived by his mother, Joyce Colacito, Price; sisters, Angelina (Ricky) Cook, Grand Junction, Colo.; Annette (Moses) Vigil, Price; Darlene (Doug) Massman, Price; Virginia Peay, Watford City, N.D.; Dana Christensen, Salt Lake City; nieces and nephews, Frankie and David Gurule; Jeff and Brian Vigil; Justin (Angel) Vigil; Neil (Sabrina) Vigil; Kirk, Jason, Ryan, Hailey, Maddison and Daniel Christensen; and Brad, Ashley and Josh Peay. Tony was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

Funeral service Tuesday, May 19, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to services. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

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