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Lucy Emilia Collazo, 76, of Gloucester, passed away on Dec. 15, 2019. She was a kind and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was dedicated to her job in Social Security Administration for 19 years. After she retired, she enjoyed spending her time volunteering at the local library and being an active member of her church. She loved to read, and spend quality time with her family. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 1943.

She is survived by her husband, William Collazo; a son, Wayne D. Collazo, and daughter, Lucy Collazo; granddaughters, Alexandra P. Collazo, Nina I. Garland, Natalia D. Collazo; sisters, Julie E. Roche and Acasia Alejandro.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Isabel and Gilberto Escribano, and two brothers, Papo and Rigo Escribano.

The family will receive friends on Dec. 22, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory in Gloucester. The funeral mass will be held on Dec. 23, 2019 at noon at 

St. Therese Catholic Church, Gloucester.