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Holly Elizabeth (James) Colwell

Obituary for Holly Elizabeth (James) Colwell

August 10, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Obituary

Holly Elizabeth (James) Colwell, 33 of Philadelphia passed away on August 10, 2019 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Beloved wife of John J. Colwell. Dear daughter of Joan L. (Bush) Lafty. Granddaughter of Dorothy Busha. Loving step mother of Vanessa M. Ward (Tyler J.), Natalia J. Colwell and Liam M. Colwell. Mimi of Jaxson and Landon Ward. Sister of Dee J. Neverson (Barry F.), John J. Lafty (Cheryl A.), Victor M. Lafty (Jennifer) and P.J. James. Godmother of Maya Elizabeth Neverson and Ashlynn James. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Holly was a 2003 graduate of Frankford High School. She then went to Jean Madeline Beauty School for hairdressing until 2005. For the last 5 years Holly worked as an EMT for Medic Unit 21 on South Street.

Holly enjoyed traveling with her husband, going to the beach, concerts, art and spending her days with her grandsons, Jaxson & Landon.

Relatives and friends are invited to Holly's Life Celebration Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM at John F. Givnish of Academy Rd., 10975 Academy Rd. With her Memorial Service begining at 12:00PM. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers the family would like donations in Holly's memory be made to The Rapunzel Project at http://www.rapunzelproject.org/coldcaps.aspx

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  • In lieu of flowers the family would like donations in Holly's memory be made to The Rapunzel Project at http://www.rapunzelproject.org/coldcaps.aspx
  • The Rapunzel Project

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John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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