Laura Collocola, 93, formerly of New Kingston, died Sunday, June 6, 2010 at Wesley Health Care Center, Saratoga Springs. She was born Laura Garofola Nov. 24, 1916 in Brooklyn. When she was a young girl, her family moved from the city to Long Island and settled in Patchogue, where she met and married Lawrence Colocola. They stayed in Patchogue and raised three children.
She was predeceased by her husband in 1970.
Laura lived in Patchogue until she relocated with her son, Frank and wife Loretta, when they moved to New Kingston.
Surviving are her children, Frank Collocola and wife, Loretta of New Kingston; daughter, Maria Miller of Saratoga Springs; son, Robert Collocola of Pleasant Valley; grandsons, Woodrow Miller and wife, Anne, Mathew Miller and wife, Kristy; great-grandson, Woodrow Miller; sister, Maria (Jessie) Dragone; nephew, Joseph Dragone and wife, Cathy and grandnephew, Michael Dragone.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Laura will be held at a later date on Long Island.