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Former Postmistress, Somers' Colavito Dies at 102

SOMERS, N.Y. - Dorothy C. Colavito, of Somers, died Oct. 21 at the age of 102.

Born on Jul. 28, 1909 in Brooklyn, N.Y., Colavito was the former postmistress for the U.S. Postal Service office in Margate, Fla. A former resident of Bedford Hills, she was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Croton Falls and would volunteer at the Katonah Thrift Shop. She enjoyed solving New York Times crossword puzzles as well as knitting.

Colavito is survived by her stepson William A. Colavito with his wife Patricia of Bedford Hills and two nephews. She was predeceased by three husbands, most recently William J. Colavito. 

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Joseph's Church, followed by a private interment. Funeral arrangements by Clark Associates Funeral Home in Katonah.

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