Colosia, Lois Wade

Friday, September 29, 2017

Lois Wade Colosia, 90, of Chattanooga died at her home on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.  She and her husband, Milton, were married for 59 years and were members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. 

She began her work at OLPH School in 1962 as the girls' P.E. teacher. She coached their sports and later taught religion. She was also adjunct faculty of P.E. at Chattanooga State Community College beginning in 1981. 

She became the director of religious education in the OLPH Church in 1980, and the coordinator of the RCIA Process in 1987. She earned degrees from UTC Chattanooga in English and in philosophy and religion and her masters in religious education from Loyola University. She retired from OLPH in June, 2011. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Milton Colosia; her parents, Judson and Hazel Wade; and her three brothers and a niece. 

She is survived by her three daughters, Terry Hunt of Hixson, Mary (Tom) Conn of Nashville and Ann Colosia of Durham and her son, Mike Colosia of Trenton; and her four grandchildren, Brian Colosia, Michael (Kelly) Hunt, Meagan (Derek) Colosia Cameron, Kevin (Julia) Cross; and four great grandchildren Braxton and Deacon Cameron and Wyatt and Addison Cross. 

There will be no visitation. She will have a grave side service at the Chattanooga National Cemetery to be announced with Father James Vick officiating. 

Visit the online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.


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