Edward L. Kollett III

Date of Passing:

July 20, 2017

Kollett, Edward L., III, 75, of Firglade Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on July 20, 2107 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Carol L. (Martin) Kollett.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Edward L. and Mary (Rudolph) Kollett, he lived in Riverside for 58 years.

Mr. Kollett was the owner-operator of Rhode Island Alarm Company for 40 years before retiring in 2007. He enjoyed boating and fishing.

Mr. Kollett was a United States Air Force Veteran.

Besides his wife of 55 years, he is survived by a daughter, Shandra A. Printer of Riverside; three sisters, Maryann Smith of Riverside, Kathleen Krause of Portland, Oregon and Colleen Del Santo of Riverside; three brothers, Robert Kollett of Barrington, Peter Kollett of Chichester, NH. and Dennis Kollett of Riverside and six grandchildren. He was the father of the late Mark Brian Kollett.

His funeral will be held on Saturday July 22, 2017 from the W.RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9:30 a.m. with a committal service in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, Wampanoag Trail, Riverside, on at 11 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Edward’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St. Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Carol and family, we are so sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. know we are thinking about you and your family and we send our condolences. He was a great man and he will be missed.

    Karen Petersen
    David Petersen
    Paul Dupont Jr.

  2. To all of my cousin’s & all of Ed’s family. We are very sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. We just found out. Sorry we missed the service. My condolences to all of you.

    With deepest sympathy
    Cousin Mike Kollett & Kim

  3. Carol, i am so sorry. There are no words when you have lost that special person in your life. Ed was a great man, and loved by Skip and I.

  4. RIP cousin. So sorry for your lose, Carol. I have to admit that seeing mom’s maiden name in print gave me chills. I pray your family and friends are surrounded by Love’s Eternal Light. Love, Karen (Rudolph)

  5. Rest in peace my sweet uncle. I will miss your smile and laugh. Love your niece Holly, Jay,Carson, and Ellie Binkley

  6. To Carol and the Kollett family,

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed.
    He’s in a better place .

  7. Shandra and family, We are so sorry for your loss.
    Love and Peace to all of you.
    – The Farnsworth’s

  8. Shandra, my dear friend… Hayden and Cassidy.. our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your dad and grandfather…

  9. Jim & Helen Silva

    To my “Brother”, best Friend, and Mentor…I’ll miss you Captain…RIP,
    calm seas and bent rods.

  10. To Carol, Shandra, Mary Ann, Colleen and TJ. These are the family we know, and to the rest of the family; Please accept our sincere condolences. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. T J,so sorry about your uncle. I remember Shandra when she was young.I will keep the entire family in prayer .Sending Hugs and Prayers,

  12. Rest in peace big brother. Love,colleen

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