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 John A. “Big John” Colter

John A. “Big John” Colter

Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death 12 Sep 1996 (aged 69)
Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 6946313 · View Source
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John A. "Big John" Colter of Plainville died Thursday at New Britain General Hospital. He was 69.

He was retired from Marlin Rockwell TRW of Plainville. Mr. Colter was a member of the Plainville Congregational Church, where he served as a trustee and deacon and was a member of Mason Temple Frederick Lodge No. 14.

He leaves his wife, Dolores "Bunny" McSorley Colter; two sons, Randy Colter of Plainville and Richard Colter of Plainville; a daughter, Jacqueline Posadas of Plainville; and several Grandchildren, David, shannon, John, Adam, Brian, and Nicole; and three sisters, Madeline Armstrong in Canada, Dorothy Lee of Hoquiam, Wash., and Marjorie Lord in Canada. He was predeceased my a son Michael.

He was a wonderful man who gave his family his all. He loved his family very much, and never once failed to show it. Holidays were of a special joy to him, with all the family gathering at his home to celebrate the day. He meant so much to so many, and will be greatly missed.
Godspeed Dad, We Love You.

We Thought Of You Today Dad,

We thought of you today,
But that is nothing new.
We thought of you yesterday
And will tomorrow, too.

We think of you in silence
And make no outward show.
For what it meant to lose you
Only those who love you know.

Remembering you is easy,
We do it everyday.
It's the heartache of losing you
That will never go away.
We love and miss you Dad.

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"Forever Cherished"
"Forever Loved"

  • Created by: Randy Colter
  • Added: 23 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6946313
  • Randy Colter
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John A. “Big John” Colter (2 Apr 1927–12 Sep 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6946313, citing West Cemetery, Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Randy Colter (contributor 46558535) .