Phillip P. Colli of Foxboro, formerly of Stoughton, and W. Roxbury passed away January 3rd. Born in Boston, he was raised in W. Roxbury and attended Boston Schools. He was the owner and operator of Phillips Home Cleaning and Contracting Company for years before retiring at age 80. Phil enjoyed working in his yard, gardening, and meeting for coffee on the Norwood benches with his lifelong friends, as well as the new ones he met along the way. . He also enjoyed attending Antique Car Shows and working on and fixing cars. He has lived in Foxboro since 2013 and previously lived in Stoughton for many years.
Devoted father of Sharon M. Gottwald & her husband Edward of Foxboro, Justine Gay & her former husband Robert of W. Roxbury, & Janis M. Johns & her husband Michael of Wrentham. Loving brother of Rose Pulsinelli of Stoughton. Cherished grandfather of E.J. Gottwald, Lauren Lally, Jackie, Bobby, and Peter Gay, and Michael, Brian, Christopher Johns. Loving great grandfather of Landon Johns and Taylor Gottwald. He was predeceased by his former wife Geraldine Crowley. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton 455 Washington St. Canton Sunday 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Oscar Romero Parish (formerly St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton Monday morning at 10:00 am. Burial Knollwood memorial Park, Canton. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.