Wilbraham- Irma J. (Figoni) Colby, 98, of Wilbraham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family March 11, 2019. Daughter of the late Paulo and Josephina (Cerassa) Figoni, she was born and raised in Springfield, graduating from Commerce High school. Irma was a homemaker and enjoyed spending many vacations in Maine. She was an avid Yankees and Patriots fan and also enjoyed playing Bingo and word searches. Above all, Irma loved spending time with all of her family. Irma will be missed by all who knew her including her two sons, Robert Colby of North Adams, MA and John Colby and his wife, Vicky, of Whittier, CA; her two daughters, Marilyn Colby and Nancy Shewchuck and her husband James, all of Wilbraham, MA; her sister Madeline Raina of CT; her 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, and many extended family members and friends. In addition to her parents, Irma is predeceased by her husband Warren Colby, her brother, Lawrence Figoni, and her sister, Mary Figoni. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 beginning at 10 am in St. Cecilia’s Church, 42 Main Street, Wilbraham, MA 01095. Burial to follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, 1601 State Street, Springfield, MA 01109.
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