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Robert W. Collett

September 15, 1920 February 14, 2019
Robert W. Collett
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Florence – Robert William Collett, Sr., 98 years of age, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2019, with his granddaughter by his side. He was a humble man with a huge heart who died on Valentine’s Day. He is preceded in death by his wife, Getrude Ann Schuler Collett; his daughter, Jeanette Collett, and his 7 brothers and sisters. Robert is survived by his children, Richard Collett, Robert Collett, Jr., James Collett (Debbie Dressman-Collett), and Joseph Collett (Ellen Foltz-Collett). He will be greatly missed by his 8 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, and 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren. Robert served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He valiantly fought in the Battle of the Bulge under General Patton. Robert enjoyed gardening, carpentry, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 7301 Dixie Hwy, Florence, KY 41042, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Mother of God Cemetery, Ft. Wright. In lieu of flowers memorials in Robert’s name are suggested to: The Point, 104 W Pike St, Covington, KY 41011, or Faith Community Pharmacy, 7033 Burlington Pike #4, Florence, KY 41042. Online condolences may be left for the family at: www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday

19

Feb

9:00 AM 2/19/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

7301 Dixie Highway
Florence, KY 41042

St. Paul Catholic Church
7301 Dixie Highway Florence 41042 KY
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

19

Feb

10:00 AM 2/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

7301 Dixie Highway
Florence, KY 41042

St. Paul Catholic Church
7301 Dixie Highway Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mother of God Cemetery Final Resting Place

2701 Latonia Avenue
Covington, KY 41015

2701 Latonia Avenue Covington 41015 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Point

104 Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011

Faith Community Pharmacy

7033 Burlington Pike, #4
Florence, KY 41042
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