Colleen E. Harold, of Hornell

HORNELL-Colleen E. Harold, 36, of Hornell passed on Monday, July 24, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Born in Lewiston, NY, on April 24, 1981, she was the daughter of Jeffrey and Diane (Colucci) Harold.

Colleen grew up in Hornell and was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1999). She always had a strong interest in working in the medical field. Colleen had pursued a nursing degree at Corning Community College and had obtained her CNA certification before deciding on a career in optometry. She began working in the offices of Dr. Stephan Greenberg, MD and Dr. George Heinig, OD and had acquired her Optician’s License earlier this year. Most recently, Colleen had been employed as an Optician in the Vision Center at the Horseheads Walmart. For the past 14 years, Colleen was also a bartender at Jeff’s clubhouse in Hornell and very much enjoyed spending time there.

Colleen most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had a true zest for life and loved finding fun and adventurous activities to do with her children and was happiest when she was with them. Colleen also enjoyed baking, cooking, and was an avid reader.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Robert Harold; maternal grandparents, Ettore and Gertrude Colucci; and maternal great-grandmother, Vincenza Colucci.

Surviving are her parents, Jeffrey and Diane (Colucci) Harold of Hornell; her two loving children, Alyssa Winant (and her father, Jason) and Logan Weitzel (and his father, Doug) of Hornell; one sister, Caryn (Jeremy Parsons) Harold of Rochester; paternal grandmother, Roberta Harold of Hornell; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family of Colleen E. Harold will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY where a Memorial Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating.

Colleen’s family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to Golisano Children’s Hospital, 200 East River Road, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627 or the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843. Memorial Forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

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