Marietta Colussi

Marietta Colussi

Marietta Colussi passed away early Tuesday morning, March 5, 2013 in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC at the age of 73 years.

Born in Edmonton, Alberta on February 8, 1940. She moved to Prince Rupert in 1959, married Peter in 1960. She is well remembered and respected for her years of teaching Nursery School. They retired to Salmon Arm in 2000 to enjoy the Shuswap and Golfing.

The funeral service was celebrated from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm, on Saturday morning, March 9th at 10 a.m. with Father George OMI the celebrant. Music was provided by Jennifer Parker, with words of Remembrance by granddaughter, Lauren Movold. A reception, catered by the CWL, followed in the Parish Hall, allowing family and friends to continue sharing memories. Interment will follow at a later date in Prince Rupert.

She leaves her loving family; husband Peter; four children, Sandra (Kevin) Movold of Prince Rupert, Penni (Shane) Yamamoto of Quesnel, Maria (Keith) Gurszki of Prince Rupert, Peter (Alisha) Colussi of Prince Rupert; 9 grandchildren and one great granddaughter; 3 sisters and 3 brothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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