Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home

703 East Main Street, Ravenna, OH


Kathryn J. Colpo

July 31, 1923September 30, 2019

Kathryn J. “Kate” Colpo, age 96 of Ravenna, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019, while residing at the Arbors at Streetsboro.

She was born July 31, 1923, in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, to parents Daniel C. and Mary (Stiffler) Murphy. Kate was a devoted wife, loving mother, and proud grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband George M. Colpo Sr., whom she married November 18, 1942, sons George M. Colpo Jr., and Daniel J. Colpo, grandson Michael Gombeda, and brothers Jim and Dan Murphy

Kate is survived by her daughter Linda and husband Bob Gombeda, daughters-in-law Shirley Colpo and Carol Colpo, sister Betty Casagranda, sister-in-law Joan Murphy, seven grandchildren: Kenny Colpo and wife Sue, Lisa Slechta and husband Tom, Marc Colpo and wife Lynn, Bob Gombeda and wife Tracy, Megan Marsh and husband Clint, Joel Colpo, Elliott Colpo, 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the caregivers at Vista Veranda, Arbors at Streetsboro and Hospice of the Western Reserve.

Per her wishes, private burial has taken place at Grandview Memorial Park. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.


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Kathryn J. Colpo

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Ginger Gembar Pittman

October 13, 2019

Linda, please know how deeply sorry I am on the loss of your mother. I have such wonderful memories of her and your entire family while growing up across the road from you. I hope all the wonderful memories of the amazing mother she was help give you comfort.

Kathy Admire

October 12, 2019

I saddens me to hear of Kates passing. I truly enjoyed caring for her while she was living at Vista Veranda. I will forever cherish the bond we shared. My most sincere and heartfelt condolences to her family. All my love.
❤ Kathy