Rochester; Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 75. She was a lifelong native of Rochester. Predeceased by her brother, John. Collette is survived by her sister, Suzanne M. Scherzi (MichaelV.); brother, Frederick G. Kappler; three wonderful nephews and their families; cousins and many close friends. She was a member of Bayview YMCA for 12 ½ years, graduated from Our Lady of Mercy High School in 1960; a member of St. Cecilia's Church since grammar school. Collette and her pets Abby and Shadow will all meet again at the Rainbow Bridge.
Her family will receive friends THURSDAY 4:00 - 7:00pm at the funeral home (570 Kings Hwy S.) A mass in celebration of her life will be held FRIDAY at 11:15 AM at ST. KATERI AT CHRIST THE KING CHURCH. Interment Irondequoit Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 or online at www.guidingeyes.org.