Craig Anthony Colantoni, 47, worked for Allegheny Electric Coop., enjoyed spending time with his kids

By on July 22, 2015

Craig Anthony Colantoni, 47, of Lititz, passed away suddenly July 16, 2015.

He was the husband of Christine (Gable) Colantoni to whom he was married for 19 years. Born in West Lafayette, Ind., on Aug. 14, 1967, he was the son of the late Claudio Colantoni and Cynthia (Frank) Colantoni Niedergal.

Craig grew up in Mount Lebanon, and was a 1985 graduate of Mount Lebanon High School and a 1991 graduate of Temple University with his bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance. He was employed as the vice president of finance and accounting for Allegheny Electric Cooperative in Harrisburg, and was formerly with Cooperative Finance Corp. in Virginia.

Craig was a loving husband, father, and brother who was very generous, kind, and fun-loving with a great sense of humor. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, helping coach his son’s soccer team, and working hard at a job that he loved. Craig cherished traveling with his family and taking each of his children on special one-on-one trips. He was the treasurer for the Manheim Township Soccer Club and was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lititz, and the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children: Josefina C., Eli M., and Ava G. Colantoni, all at home; two sisters: Cristen, wife of Bob Kassai, of Mount Lebanon; and Caryn Pursley of Laramie, Wyo.; parents-in-law: the Rev. James and Jayne Gable of The Villages, Fla.; and four nieces: Amanda, Emily, Paige, and Claudia.

Memorial services will be held Friday, July 24, at 11 a.m., from St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 W. Orange St., Lititz. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Manheim Township Soccer Club, P.O. Box 5195, Lancaster, PA 17606; or St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Share online condolences at SnyderFuneralHome.com. Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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