Coletta Stoddard, 79, died peacefully in her home on Saturday, October 18th from natural causes. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, neighbor, friend, retired business owner, and community volunteer. She cherished her neighbors and friends in Fullerton for more than 40 years. Her life was well lived and well loved.
She is survived and much loved by her three daughters Kathy Harrington, Cheryl Ford, and Jackie McKee; her grandchildren, William and Theresa Kelly; and her sister Mildred Preston.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Angeles Merici in Brea, California, on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Missionaries of Charity, 355 E 145th Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Published in Orange County Register on Oct. 22, 2003.