Colette's Kids Memorial Fund

Colette's courage, strength, and grace were unmatched. She inspired so many with her fight and drive to overcome stage IV metastatic breast cancer. This past weekend, her body was freed from this place and now lives on in the hearts of her beloved children, her brother & sister, her Mom & Dad, and her extended family and friends. She will always be in our hearts.  Her spirit lives strong in her children and her family. 

Colette's greatest wish was that her children would be raised in a home full of love, fun and laughter that all of their needs would be met. 

All funds donated will go toward creating a trust fund for supporting her children's future.  

Colette's family is eternally grateful for all of your support. They could not have made it this far without all of you.

Here are some quotes from Colette on her Facebook page to continue to inspire us all:

"If you can't learn to take something positive out of something so difficult then you aren't learning and changing.  I put wholeheartedly my faith in God. I became so close to him that I just want more and more. I am grateful for all I went through. I am so different and changing every day. Was it fun, no and at times it was super scary but never ever was I thinking my time was up and death at this age was the end of my story. I am so grateful for my Church and amazing Pastors, my cousins who lead me to that Church and every single person who has supported me in any way during my healing journey!! 

So happy to have a great Family, and amazing friends and of course the big reason I fight for my life 5 babies who are my world and I love so much and my boyfriend Anthony. Grateful to be able to make more memories with them all.

Remember, anything is possible, never ever let anyone tell you, you CAN'T or something is IMPOSSIBLE. What I learned is Anything is possible with Jesus."

Donations (0)

  • Lisa Donini 
    • $200 
    • 3 mos
  • Jimmy / Chrisann / Kayla / Angelin... 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Beachwood Elementary Sunshine Club 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Stacy Corbyons 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Adam/Cara Riepl 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Kristie Marino 
Forked River, NJ
Janean Hetzko 
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