CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Phillip Columbetti Jr., 68, of Cape Canaveral, Fla., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at Cape Canaveral Hospital.

Born on Oct. 27, 1942, he was the son of the late Phillip Columbetti Sr., and survived by his mother, Catherine Columbetti of Hudson Falls, N.Y.

Phillip served in the U.S. Navy.

On Jan. 25, 1964, he married Annette Arsenault.

Phillip was a longtime construction worker. He loved traveling and always knew a good joke to get everyone laughing.

Phil moved to the Cocoa Beach, Fla., in 1990, with his wife, Annette.

Survivors include his three children: Phillip Columbetti III and wife, Christy of Stephensville, Texas, Angela Terrio and significant other, John Kennedy of Hudson Falls, Cathy Harris and her husband, Paul of Texas; seven grandchildren: Cari Gillis of Texas, Brittany Columbetti and significant other, Kenneth Mallory of Hudson Falls, Megan Gillis of Cape Canaveral, Fla., Phillip Columbetti IV of Stephensville, Texas, Brandy Labarge of Kentucky, Jacques Terrio of Hudson Falls, Anthony Columbetti of Stephensville, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Zen Anthony Mallory of Hudson Falls and Alexis Stuart of Florida; survivors also include three siblings: Antoinette Sharpe and her husband, George of Hudson Falls, Patrick Columbetti and his wife, Connie of Hudson Falls, and Mary Mercurio of Luzerne, N.Y., and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Phillip will be remembered and missed by all of those who knew him.

A family get together will be held Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at 24 Boulevard (Toni & George’s) between 1 and 3 p.m. Friends are welcome to stop by.

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