Beverly N. Colalillo
Bound Brook- Beverly Norma Colalillo, 94, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Born in Cumberland, MD, Beverly was the daughter of the late Edward Brown and Counselo Shultz. In addition to her parents, later, her aunt Ida Mae Brown helped raise her. Beverly was a graduate of Fort Hills H.S. in Cumberland, MD. She then went on and lived most of her life in Bound Brook. A homemaker, she loved being with her family, crocheting, cooking, and gardening. She also loved to take trips back home to Maryland, spend time at the beach on LBI, read, and was an avid animal lover of cats and dogs. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Michael N. Colalillo who died in 2011; sisters, Betty Petlack and Shirley Presser. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her beloved children, Cynthia Gruszecki of Bound Brook, Frank Colalillo of Bound Brook, Michael Colalillo (Ann Breen) of Matawan; grandchildren, Timothy Knapp (Kate) of Thorofare, Christopher Knapp of Bound Brook; 3 great- grandchildren, Emma, Garrett and Tristan; and stepbrothers, Dale Shultz of SC and David Shultz of PA. Visiting hours will be held from 9am-11am on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Funeral services will be held 11am at the funeral home followed by private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter in Bridgewater.
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