Rose Marie Colla, Boardman, Ohio Obituary


BOARDMAN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Rose Marie Virginia Colla, 87, rejoices in the presence of her Lord. She died on Thursday February 17, 2022, after a brief illness.

She was born in Youngstown, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary Marinelli Colla, the youngest of five children.

Rose Marie was known as “JuJu” to her family and friends.

JuJu was a freelance hairstylist.

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.

His life verse and purpose was: “Be silent and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10.

Sincere thanks to Ed and Diane Reese of Briarfield Corporation, the staff of the Inn at Christine Valley and the staff of the Hospice House of Hospice of the Valley.

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

Arrangements managed by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes. Condolences can be sent to

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A television tribute will air on Wednesday, March 2 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV, and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV..


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