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In Memory of

Richard Collura

December 15, 1940 - November 28, 2016

Obituary


RICHARD CARL COLLURA

BORN DECEMBER 15, 1940 AND ENTERED INTO ETERNAL REST NOVEMBER 28, 2016 AT THE AGE OF 75.
RICHARD WAS A NATIVE OF HOUSTON; HE SPENT HIS ENTIRE LIFE IN THE CITY.
HE WAS EDUCATED IN THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM , FIRST AT ST. PETERS THE APOSTLE AND GRADUATING FROM ST. THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959. RICHARD SPENT HIS WORKING LIFE IN THE SALES ARENA, HIS SPECIALITY BEING COFFEE AND RELATED PRODUCTS.
RICHARDS MAIN ENJOYMENT WAS WITH HIS VERY LARGE FAMILY. HE RAISED 5 CHILDREN AND FROM...

RICHARD CARL COLLURA

BORN DECEMBER 15, 1940 AND ENTERED INTO ETERNAL REST NOVEMBER 28, 2016 AT THE AGE OF 75.
RICHARD WAS A NATIVE OF HOUSTON; HE SPENT HIS ENTIRE LIFE IN THE CITY.
HE WAS EDUCATED IN THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM , FIRST AT ST. PETERS THE APOSTLE AND GRADUATING FROM ST. THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959. RICHARD SPENT HIS WORKING LIFE IN THE SALES ARENA, HIS SPECIALITY BEING COFFEE AND RELATED PRODUCTS.
RICHARDS MAIN ENJOYMENT WAS WITH HIS VERY LARGE FAMILY. HE RAISED 5 CHILDREN AND FROM THOSE 5 HE HAD 14 GRANDCHILDREN. FROM THOSE 14 GRANDCHILDREN THERE ARE 14 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN WITH THE 15TH DUE IN JANUARY.
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO SONS, RICHARD JR. AND CHARLES, HIS MOTHER AND FATHER, MARGARET AND SAM COLLURA, AND BROTHERS-IN LAW, HAROLD WELBORN AND ROBERT BRADSHAW.
HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE OF 59 YEARS, DOROTHY AND THEIR CHILDREN THERESA (DAVID) HOCHENAUER, VINCENT (WANDA) COLLURA, STEPHEN COLLURA, AND CHERYL COLLURA (THE SPOUSE OF CHARLES) WHO IS JUST LIKE A DAUGHTER TO US.
HIS GRANDCHILDREN: ANGELA (WILLIAM) HUNT, JOHN (CHRISTINA) OLIVER, RICK (ROXANNA) OLIVER, JARED (ALEX) OLIVER, JACKIE (COLIN) FLYNN, DANIEL OLIVER, ERIC HOCHENAUER, CHAS, KRISTIN, VINCENT, MARISA, GINA, GIANNA COLLURA, STEPHANIE DE LEON
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: AUSTIN, MADISON, RYAN, OWEN, RICKI ROSE, ELLIOT, AIDEN, ETHAN, LOGAN, IMAGIN, ISABEL, ILIZA, CHRISTEN, BELLA, AND A BABY BOY DUE IN JANUARY.
HE ALSO LEAVES BEHIND, 2 SISTERS JO MARIE BRADSHAW, VIRGINIA (JOE) HUNDL, AND SISTER-IN-LAW MARY WELBORN
HE LEAVES 6 NIECES AND FAMILIES, 4 NEPHEWS AND FAMILIES. OUT OF THE 10 NIECES AND NEPHEWS 3 ARE HIS GODCHILDREN AND HE ALSO LEAVES 2 GODCHILDREN IN FLORIDA.
PALLBEARERS WILL BE HIS SIX GRANDSONS AND 2 GRANDSONS-IN-LAW