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Frances Colletto holds a picture of her son, Albert V. Colletto, Jr., who was killed in action in Vietnam, August 12, 1969 at the age of 20 at her home in Morningside. Colletto who turns 98 on Sept. 12 is believed to be the oldest Gold Star mother in Allegheny County. She volunteered at the VA Hospital at Highland Drive until last year accumulating some 4,875 hours/33 years.