Colette Elise Barrett

Was born in France

Colette Elise Barrett, 80, of Munroe Falls, died Dec. 30, 2012 after a long illness.

She was born in Sainte Savine, France, where she met Ronald Barrett who was serving in the U.S. Army at the time. They were married in France, moving to the U.S. in 1957.

She was a longtime member of Holy Family Parish in Stow.

Preceded in death by her daughter, Katherine Stevens, her survivors include her husband of 57 years, Ronald L.; daughter, Mary (Bruce) Grenier of Jacksonville, Fla.; sons, Steven of Munroe Falls and Jacques (Jeanne) of Cuyahoga Falls; son-in-law, Michael Stevens of Newport News, Va.; grandchildren, Nicole, Matthew, Eric, Colette, Theresa and James; and brothers, Guy Jacquot and Michel Jacquot, both of France.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church. Inurnment at Stow Cemetery was to take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to one's favorite charity. Go to to view her Book of Memories.

Dunn-Quigley of Stow handled arrangements.