Colin P. Simonelli, 24, of Princeton died Saturday, August 20, 2016. Born in Princeton, he was a lifelong resident, except for 3 years that he lived in Pittsburgh. Colin was a student at UMass, Boston. Colin was a lovable and loving son, grandson, brother, cousin, and friend, whose heart, laughter, compassion, and courage will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.
Grandson of the late James R. Beale, he is survived by his parents Tony and Susan (Beale) Simonelli, 2 brothers Mario Simonelli and Xavier Simonelli, maternal grandmother Ellen Beale, paternal grandparents Chris and Linda Simonelli, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:15 am on Wednesday, August 24, 2016,
St. Paul’s Church 214 Nassau Street, Princeton.
Burial will be private.
Friends may call on Tuesday Evening, August 23, 2016 from 5-8 pm at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Mercer County Community College Foundation to help establish a memorial scholarship in Colin’s memory. Please make your donation online at www.mccc.edu/give (please be sure to indicate in comments: In memory of Colin Simonelli or mailed to MCCC Foundation, PO Box 17202, Trenton NJ 08690.
At UMASS Boston, gifts in memory of Colin can be made in the following ways::
Checks should be made out to “UMass Boston” and write “In memory of Colin Simonelli” in the memo line. Checks should be mailed to: University Advancement, Attention: Anne Kelly-Contini, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston MA 02125
Online: Gifts can be made online at www.umb.edu/giving by clicking on the “Give” button. Fill in the form as instructed, including the section that says “My Gift is in Honor or Memory.”