Margaret B. Coletta (O’Brien) of Braintree passed away December 21st at home. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Girls Latin High School. She worked as a Fraud Investigator for Verizon for many years before retiring. Beloved wife of the late Gerard A. Coletta, Jr. Mother of Kathleen Stefani and her husband Michael of Hernando, FL, Maureen Coletta of Miami, FL, Gerard “Chip” Coletta III and his wife Theresa of Norfolk, Marybeth Forbes and her husband Scott of Braintree, and Michael Coletta and his wife Julie of Marshfield. Daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Flaherty) O’Brien. Sister of the late Joseph O’Brien, Mary Lawless, Patrick O’Brien, James O’Brien, Bernadette Norton, Eileen Sullivan, William O’Brien, and Timothy O’Brien. Also survived by 10 grandchildren.
Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Wednesday morning at 10:30. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Cops for Kids with Cancer at www.copsforkidswithcancer.org.