Pauline Colletti Manuel

Published 5:54 pm Monday, December 23, 2019

Pauline Colletti Manuel, 98, of Richardson, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2019.

She was born on April 7, 1921, in Sicily, to Joseph and Rosina Colletti.

She came to the United States as a young girl, and worked in her father’s grocery store in Port Arthur, TX until she married Wilfred Manuel in June 1949.

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Pauline was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker, including being a scouts den mother.

She was active in several organizations, such as the Catholic Daughters of America.

After her husband died in 2010, Pauline moved from Port Arthur to a retirement community in Richardson, where she has lived a full life.

Survivors include her son Glenn Manuel of Richardson, daughter Joyce Wilkinson of San Antonio, sister Josephine Colletti Peterman and her husband David of Dallas, Granddaughter Alice Wilkinson, Great Granddaughter Kaitlyn Oehlke, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, who will miss her dearly.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. James Catholic Church in Port Arthur, TX, or to Catholic Charities, or to a charity of your choice.

Grammier – Oberle was in charge of services.