Theresa G. Colaluca


Theresa G. Colaluca, 88, died June 7, 2009, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Cambridge, Mass., the daughter of Sebastian P. and Lucy (Feroleto) Giannotti.

Theresa married Anthony “Tony” Colaluca June 17, 1950, and they lived in Belmont, Mass. She enjoyed being a homemaker. After her daughter was grown, she became a bookkeeper and worked for Massachusetts Hospital Association and Testing Labs of New England. She later retired to care for her mother. After his retirement in 1995, they moved to St. Augustine Beach, Fla., and resided until 2004. At that time they came to Bar Harbor and lived at Birch Bay Village. In October 2008 they moved to Ellsworth to live with her daughter and son-in-law.

She is survived by daughter, Judie Tardiff and husband, Randy, of Ellsworth; granddaughter, Heather Noonan of Bar Harbor; several nieces, nephews and many cousins. She was predeceased by her husband in May 2009; sister, Mary O’Brien.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Holy Redeemer Church, with Father O’Hara celebrant. Contributions in Theresa’s memory may be made to Holy Redeemer Church, 21 Ledgelawn Ave., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Condolences may be expressed at

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