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In Memory of
Anna Jane Coletti
November 15, 1927 - November 14, 2021

Monday. November 22nd from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Monday, November 22nd 12:15 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Blendon Central Cemetery

Coletti (Marple), Anna J November 15, 1927-November 14, 2021 It is with great sadness & heavy hearts; we announce the passing of Anna J (Marple) Coletti one day short of her 94 birthday, leaving to mourn many family members & friends. Anna was born in Cols OH to the late Nellie Rose & Samuel Wiles. Anna retired from Gold Circle Corp. Offices after many yrs in a position she was quite proud. Anna, affectionally known as Queen Mom, had a deep passion for cooking, always experimenting with new recipes. Her door was always open to family & friends to share a meal. She had a proud moment when she was nominated Best Cook on The Block by Columbus Dispatch. It was an exciting day when reporters from Dispatch arrived at her home to taste-test two of her anna signature dishes. Several days later she was notified she won. Her photo & full-page spread were in the Dispatch. She earned her Chef hat with a smile. She loved baking Christmas cookies, sometimes totaling 700 cookies, all to be given away. She had a passion for animals, especially dogs. There was never a dog she didnt love. She chased many dogs down the street, with treats in hand, in hopes to rescue & take them home to love, if owner couldnt be found. She was a kind loving soul & her angel wings always appeared, being the first to take care of those with an illness and beyond. Anna was a 17 yr BC Survivor. Anna loved all of her family & friends more than life. Her two proudest accomplishments in life were her daughter Donna Marple and son Jim Marple. They had her full heart. Left to cherish her memory Daughter Donna Marple (Ted Hamilton), Son Jim Marple (Linda), Grandsons Jamie Marple (Brandy), Tony Marple (Kris), Great Grandchildren Reese & Major Marple. Special Niece who was like a daughter JeanAnn Wren (Bill), Nephews Steve Thomas, Larry Wiles (Paula), Joe Butsko (Barb), Richard Marple (Kaz), Scott Marple. Nieces Janet Wiles, Kris Rice (Jim), Linda Frazier. Great Nieces, Tammie, Cara, Laurie, April, Kathy, Bridget. Great Nephews Mike, Brian. Special friend, Dorothy Hoy. Preceded in death by husband(s) Donald E Marple, E Joseph Coletti, sister Dorothy Thomas, brother Earl Wiles, nieces Brenda Lucas, Earlene Mathys, nephew Dave Wiles, dearest friend Mary Calvert. Special Thank You to Linda Marple. Queen Mom would like for everyone to dress casual for her Going Away Party Nov 22. Moreland Funeral Home 55 E Schrock Rd Westerville 43081. Viewing 11:45a-12:15p, Memorial 12:15p. After Memorial proceed to Blendon Central Cemetery 6330 S Hempstead Rd Westerville 43081. Following interment, please join family for light lunch & Celebration of Queen Moms life with Birthday Cake at Central College Presbyterian Church, Ballard Hall 2 nd fl 975 S Sunbury Rd Westerville 43081 (enter through back door). Ample parking. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to The James Donations, Stephanie Spielman Breast Cancer, PO Bx 183112 Attn: A. Vezdos Cols OH 43218, Humane
Society, 4920 OH-37 E, Delaware OH 43015 or charity of choice.


Melanie J Kennedy

Nov 17, 2021

Donna it was a beautiful obituary. Like your mom, it was a tribute to her life. Linda always spoke so highly of her and I loved her instantly the first time I ever met her. My deepest condolences to you and Ted and your brother and the rest of the family. My prayers are with you all. God bless and hold you in the palm of his hand


Anna Rodgers

Nov 17, 2021

Donna & Jimmy, Your mother was a sweet,precious soul. She surely made her mark on the world of those around her. I can't remember the first time I met her as I was only 2 or 3 years old. She was a lifelong friend of my family and we will always love and remember her. May she Rest in Peace.


Robert Weber

Nov 19, 2021

Susan and I send our deepest sympathy to Donna and Ted and all of her family. She is in our prayers and so are her loved ones Bob and Susan Weber


Gary Markle

Nov 19, 2021

I didn't know Anna (Annie) but know her daughter Donna and very good friend Dorothy Hoy. Wish I would have had the opportunity to meet her as Donna & Dorothy are two of the finest people I know.


Becky/Don Mares

Nov 19, 2021

I have known Queen Mom since 1977 when I lived in Deerfield Village next to Donna. She was like a 2nd mom to me. She lived her life to the fullest and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Our condolences to Donna/Ted and Jim/Linda.


Richard & Kaz Marple

Nov 20, 2021

We all wish everything will stay the same but life is always changing.We have to look back at the times we had and cherish them.


Sharon Rose

Nov 21, 2021

I remember Anna so well from my days at Gold Circle. She passed along to me her wonderful red velvet cake recipe and when family birthdays come around, that's the cake they asked for. She was a wonderful lady.


Dorothy Bleam

Nov 21, 2021

I first met Anna Jane when my brother, Bill Wren, married Jean Ann Thomas. Anna Jane was always a sweet lady with a big smile. My sincere Sympathy at her passing.


Sharon & Party Halll

Nov 23, 2021

The Marple Family, We are so sorry for your loss..Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time and in the days to come.Remember,we are here but for a moment,then off to a "Greater Place".Anna Jane is now Pain Free and is "Safely Home" and has her Angel Wings,her journey is now complete!Anna Jane was a wonderful caring Friend to us,we shall never forget her Kindness!! With Our Deepest Sympathy Love Sharon & Patty