Neil Colello

April 13, 1945 ~ August 27, 2019 (age 74)


Neil Colello age 74 of Lake Wylie, SC went to his Heavenly home and joined his grandson Lucas on August 27, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral service will be 5:00 pm Saturday, August 31, 2019 at M. L. Ford & Sons, 4820 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie, SC 29710.  The family will receive friends following the service.  

Neil was born April 13, 1945 in Harlem, NY to the late Liberato and Josephine Colello. He graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School in 1962 and is a retired NYPD officer. He was known for his witty sense of humor, his ability to make everyone around him laugh, and loved being surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife Catharine Monahan Colello, son Joseph Colello and his wife Toni, daughters Diana Cary and her husband Phil, Jenna Brown and her husband Derek, grandchildren Taylor Ann Cary, Salvatore Colello, Nicolas Colello, Landon Brown and great grandson Carson Cary.      

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Foundation

To send flowers to Neil's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
August 31, 2019

5:00 PM
M L Ford & Sons Funeral Home
4820 Charlotte Hwy
Lake Wylie, SC 29710

Visitation Following The Service

M L Ford & Sons Funeral Home
4820 Charlotte Hwy
Lake Wylie, SC 29710


Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Foundation
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