Our loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 surrounded by her family at her home age 59 years. She was born April 28, 1955 in Bay City. Colleen enjoyed collecting panda bears, painting ceramics, working on stained glass and taking photos. She truly enjoyed spending time with her family.
Surviving are three daughters; Lynda Bailey, Angela (Jacob) Ondrus, Danielle (Jeremy) Roesch, a step-daughter, Tammy (Greg) Byers, known as “Grandma Panda” to her six grandchildren; Joseph & Brielle Bailey, Riley & Parker Roesch, Zachary and Jared Byers. Also surviving is her mother, Patricia (Carmichael) Fitzmaurice, two sisters and three brother; Mary Lou (Lewis) Wilson, Joe (Cheryl) Fitzmaurice, James (Virgie) Fitzmaurice, Sharron (Dan) Beebe, Tom (Michelle) Fitzmaurice and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, James Fitzmaurice.
Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service scheduled for a later date. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Cancer Society – Bay Co. Unit.