Emma M. (Pace) Colasanti, 93, of Stowe, wife of the late Nicholas L. Colasanti, passed away on Sunday at her home. Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Agnes (Ines) Pace, and the late Antonio Pace.
In addition to being a homemaker, she had also been self-employed for many years as a seamstress. Emma was a longtime member of Saint Gabriel R.C. Church in Stowe, where she was very active in many of the church functions, and she was a former president of the Saint Gabriel R.C. Church Women’s Society, and also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. She was very devoted and faithful to the Blessed Mother, and she enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, and music.
Emma is survived by her sons; James N. Colasanti, husband of Lori, of Collegeville, Nicholas L. Colasanti, Jr., of Pottstown, John E. Colasanti, of Stowe, her daughter; Donna L. Gresko, wife of David, of Douglassville, her grandchildren; Ryan Colasanti, Angela Colasanti, Andrew Colasanti, Christopher Colasanti, Marie Colasanti, Julie Colasanti, her great-grandchildren; QingYang Irwin, Lauren Colasanti, her sister; Lena Huffman, of Pottstown, her brothers; James Pace, of Stowe, and Phillip Pace, of Pottstown. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by her grandson; the late David Gresko.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10:00 AM with Rev. Fr. Thomas A. Nasta officiating, at Saint Gabriel R.C. Church, 127 E. Howard Street, Stowe, Pa., 19464. Burial will follow at Saint Aloysius New R.C. Cemetery in Pottstown. Friends may also call on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM and Saturday morning from 8:30-9:15 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464.