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Rose Colla

September 6, 1934 — February 17, 2022

BOARDMAN — Rose Marie Virginia Colla, 87, is rejoicing in the presence of her Lord. She died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, after a brief illness.

Rose Marie was known as “JuJu” to her family and friends. She was born in Youngstown, a daughter of Nicholas and Mary Marinelli Colla, the youngest of five children.

JuJu was a self-employed hairdresser.

Her parents, siblings and a nephew predeceased her.

She is survived by 11 nieces and nephews, as well as numerous great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Her life-verse and goal was, “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10.

Thank you most sincerely Ed and Diane Reese of Briarfield Corporation, the staff at the Inn at Christine Valley and the staff at Hospice House of Hospice of the Valley.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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