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In Memory of
Colette M. Heller
April 12, 1917 - April 2, 2019

Celebration of Life in planned for the family

Colette M. Heller, age 101, of Westerville, OH, formerly of Bellwood, PA, passed away April 2, 2019. Born in Lambertville, NJ April 12, 1917. Retired school teacher. Graduated from Trenton State Teachers College. Survived by her daughter, Nancy (Nicholas) Fagan; son, William (Chris) Heller; grandchildren, Nicholas (Bonnie) Fagan, III, Joshua Heller and Stephanie (Christopher) Morgan; great-grandchildren, Nicholas IV and Anna Fagan, Lila, Stella, Asa and Judah Morgan. Preceded in death by her husband, William J. Heller and son, Stephen Heller. A Celebration of Life is planned for the family.



Apr 5, 2019

Collette has been in my thoughts many times over the years. Had no idea of her age..I hope the years treated her well. Our condolences to the family.. Dianne and Lauree from Arizona


J.Perry Haupt

Apr 5, 2019

This most gracious lady was such an asset to our Bellwood-Antis Public Library. We always looked forward to what Colette would come up with each time seasonal decorations or special recognition events were scheduled. She excelled in many ways and we always looked up to her at our library. It was also a pleasure to get to know her special family at home in Bellwood, Pa.


June Zenner-Marion (Brandt)

Apr 5, 2019

I knew Collette when I lived in Pinecroft and was involved in the Audabon Society. She was a wonderful friend to me, but we lost touch after I moved to Ohio. Never knew she had moved here. Now live in Cleveland area, but didn't know about the service until this am. She is a wonderful and inspirational woman-a real role model for the next generations. Wish I could have been there. Take care and God's blessings on all of her family.


Ron Rossi

Apr 5, 2019

With fond memories of 425 Bellview Ave., sending condolences to Nancy, Willie & Alla Familia. Your Mom had a Wonderful Life and never stopped learning! Reunited in Peace with Steve & Mr. Heller, rest well Mrs. Heller...


Diane Lannen

Apr 5, 2019

So sorry for your Loss of your Mother. My name is Diane and I am the daughter of Donna Hesley. I was also a Home Nurse to Bill, your Father. I loved your Mother as a young girl visiting with my Mother and also as a young nurse, which were many years ago. I hold fond memories of my visits to your Home in Bellwood. To this day, I plant orange cosmos from seeds Collette gave me many years ago. So happy she live a long life and had you all near her to help her in her aging years. My sincere condolences to you. She was a asset to the Bellwood Community.



Apr 5, 2019

Flowers. Jigsaw puzzles. Talks. Smiles. Intelligence. Wisdom. Love of family. Wine. Understanding. Patience. Teaching. And so much more. RIP my one-time sweet mother-in-law. ❤️


Gary Yarnell

Apr 7, 2019

Will and Nancy, and families: Please accept my deepest sympathy on your loss, what a great lady that I had the utmost respect for


Joan Hample and Helen Geist

Apr 7, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to Colette's family. She was a wonderful person and great friend and will be dearly missed. We have such fond memories of her as a teacher at Bellwood-Antis and her involvement in the community with the local Kosmos Club. May she rest in peace.


Betty Jacobus

Apr 9, 2019

To the Family of Colette from the Kosmos Club of Bellwood We are sending our sympathy and concern for your loss. The Celebration of Life for her is most appropriate and thoughtful. My memories of Colette are her delightful approach to situations... why and wherefore... which I counted on many times. She was always thinking and looking at what could be done. She was observant and yet kind in her observations... sometimes candid, but well said. We were all glad to have her with us, especially once when she asked our guest speaker, "How did you get to be a Magistrate?" An occasion when most of us were trying not to laugh. Yes, we all have such good memories about Colette, but know that she's up there keeping the Lord busy, and that's a good thing. Betty Jacobus, secretary, and the 12 members of this historic Club (1909), and other members who knew her, also send their regards... Jean Williamson, Sarah Helen McCloskey, Joan Hample, and Helen Geist