June 8, 1929 – January 21, 2020
Nicholas Collura, 90, of Whiting, NJ, passed away peacefully, with his wife at his side, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Crestwood Manor in Whiting. Nick was born and raised in Newark, NJ. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean Conflict. He went on to become a self-employed paving contractor under the name of Collura Paving, Inc. Nick was a hard worker and always willing to lend a helping hand to someone in need. He will be dearly missed.
Nick was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Lisa, in 1985. Surviving is his loving family; wife Diane of 67 years, son Nicholas, Jr., son Daniel and his wife Mary Beth, son John and his wife Joy, son Joseph and his wife Jeanne; 7 grandchildren, Michael, Nicholas, Meghan, Daniel Jr., Alyssa, Christina and Oliva; and 3 great-grandchildren, Vincent, Jacob and Isabella.
Cremation will be private. Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 115 Lacey Rd. Whiting, NJ is in charge of the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Nick’s memory can be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
January 25, 2020
Diane & Family,
Saying goodbye is always sad. Comfort is knowing he is in a wonderful place with other loved ones. All our love and prayers are with you and your family.
Hank & Julie Spada and Family