Family Login:

Cecilia Ann Hackney Colalillo

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Cecilia by adding your memories and photos.


Arrangements made by

R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc.

122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
Get Directions

Profile of R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc.

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists

Memories & Candles

“I am so sorry to hear of your passing. I remember the times coming over your house with Vicky. You always have a big smiles for me and that...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Morrison - Wilmington, DE

“Vic, I am deeply sorry about your Mom's passing. I'll always remember Mrs. C from the good ole' days, and her wonderful laugh. I hope the many...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy (Tabasko) Everett - Bear, DE

“My memories of Mrs. C are of her loud and contagious laugh. She always welcomed all of Vicky's friends in her home. Loved going to her Mary Kay...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberlee Hawkins Thompson Newark

“Our biggest cheerleader at softball games since I was 18... Always there cheering us on.. Cheers to a great life lived. Glad she is at peace. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Eileen Starr - Newark, DE

“I have never forgotten all the fun times I had with you when vicki and I used to hang out at your house when we were in high school and have...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Helen Hopper

“Momma C you will always be remembered. You were always there for all of your wayward Band children. Vic stay strong, you know that she will always be...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Katrina Jones - Knoxville, TN

this is mike mays “hey vicky,im sorry for your moms passing. She was like a second mother too me, maybe its a sign on your moms passing on my birthday, i dont know, but...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: michael mays - stanton, DE

Audio Memory: Click play to listen

8 of 14 | Posted by: michael mays - stanton, DE

“Vicki & Dale,I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of your mom from all those softball games we played in the Women's Rec League. ...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Nagle - Fair Hill, MD

“Vickie, Sabina Colalillo Giletti was my maternal grandmother. I know that Sabina and her daughters (Esther being my mother) were cousins perhaps 2...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Patty Di Benedetto Werkheiser - DE

“Vicki, I have many wonderful memories of your mom. Most memorable, of course, being our trips to Sunset Park in the orange Rabbit to see Conway...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Jacque (Hagerty) Wilson - Newark, DE

“I will never forget the time we all went to Nationals together with Chip and Dale. She was such a funny lady. I will keep you all in my thoughts...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Janice Thompson - Millsboro, DE

“Cecilia had given me many great childhood memories. I always remember her as such a Diva but yet she was a special kind of Diva. Cecilia was not...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Marcine Bone - Newark, DE

“You are finally resting in peace now... you are with dad & others... look over me as i look up to you & you will always be on my mind... love you! vic ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: vicki hackney - ft pierce, FL

Cecilia Ann Hackney Colalillo, AKA Mommy Dearest and Mrs. C., 71, a resident at Emily Bissell, passed away at Christiana Hospital June 4, 2013.
A graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, she worked in sales at Avon and was a top seller in the '80s. She was a member of the Christiana High School Band Front and a Band Boosters Chaperone and a women's rec softball cheerleader. Cecilia was a member of Holy Family Church and the Holy Angels Rosary Club. She loved Conway Twitty, Fleetwood Mac and Tina Turner, the TV show Dallas and eating popcorn. She was a Dallas Cowboys and Jeff Gordon fan.
She is survived by two daughters, Victoria L. Hackney of FL, and Elizabeth Dale A. Colalillo Moodie of DE and a grandson Conner Moodie; 2 stepdaughters, Carol Doyle of NJ and Margaret Turner of VA, a foster daughter Elizabeth Bergmann Pinter of IA; a sister Linda Boulden of DE; an aunt Anna Yurek of DE and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Colalillo and her mother and father, Stephania and Lindale Loper.